Thursday, October 19, 2006

Yesterday we decided to escape the city for a while and go up to the mountains. The trees are beginning to turn and the sky was that beautiful autumn blue, who could resist.

On the way up into the mountains I mentioned several times to my husband about the multitude of gnats. He replied that it had been raining for days before and the moisture had brought them out. HAH! When we got to our destination we noticed ladybugs landing on the car.

Not only landing on the car, everywhere. When we got out of the car we all got covered in ladybugs. The children were trying to brush them off. They were on my glasses, in my pockets, I even had to get them from under my shirt! Swarms of ladybugs were everywhere. I felt like I was in some horror movie, "Attack of The Ladybugs." They tried to fly in our ears, they tried to fly up our nostrils. We tried to walk, but after 20 minutes of fighting off the ladybugs we tried to brush them off and jump in the car. We were not quite successful and the car had many ladybugs in it! Going back down the moutain we were trapping and putting ladybugs out the windows. That was the wierdest experience I have had in a long time.

I did get some sewing related work done yesterday. I digitized a design for a lady and I cut out 7 bags, 6 tissue covers, and 6 key chains.

Sew Long for Now!


Lisa said...

We had a similar experience yesterday. We came home from our date and Tim said, "look at all the bees." Then he said they weren't bees, they were ladybugs. They were everywhere.

Sounds like you've been really productive.

linda said...

Oh the mountains ARE beautiful, but as cute as ladybugs are up my nose and in my ears sounds HORRIBLE! A little too much nature, in my opinion. :o)

At least the view from the car was nice, and hopefully it was nice to get out of the house for a bit.

Anonymous said...

Ladybug ladybug fly away home...yikes...I like the little beetles but not that lasted about 19 minutes longer than I would have--you are a brave woman Cindi...LOL! But the view looked beautiful so maybe it was worth it--just a little!
~Laura B.

deb said...

We've had the vacuum out all day sucking up ladybugs all over our ceiling. Sarah was baking a cake for a bridal shower, and we were afraid one would fall in the batter! LOL! They are everywhere this time of year, and they esp cling to porch columns or siding. But outside is much better than up my nose!

Anonymous said...

That would be a bit on the unusual and scary side. I have to admit thought, it did tickle my funny bone a little.;)