Wanna talk about weird????
Last night I was sitting in my living room watching tv. Big D was already in bed (not feeling well...damn that kidney stone!) and half of the animals were surrounding me, two dogs on the floor chilling, and one lovey cat half on my lap/half on the arm of the couch. All of a sudden we hear this strange fluttering/chittering noise...it kinda reminded me of a cricket but not a full-blown chirp. The dogs ears were perked, my head was cocked, when all of a sudden a bug flew out from under the lamp shade beside us and Bailey, the fasteset kitty alive (in my head I'm hearing that line from SuperBad that Seth Rogen manages to gasp out after a foot chase, "He's the fastest kid alive...fastest kid alive!" Ha ha!!), swiped her paw so quickly through the air I barely saw her move. She knocked the bug down, got it in her mouth, spit it out, and then sat on it. Sweet. My cats are awesome.
Anyway, I made her move her furry little behind, ready with a tissue to kill what I thought was a beetle (ugh we get them all the time, espeically in our mailbox so we end up unknowingly bringing them in with the mail) and there she is sitting on the arm rest of the couch, a beautiful little lady bug.
Lady bugs are the ONLY bug I will willingly touch. There is just something so sweet and innocent and child-like about them to me. Maybe it's the fact that they bring me back to childhood? I don't know exactly. After finding this one, I immediately shooed the cat away so she wouldn't eat it and slid a piece of paper under it, hoping it was still alive. The little thing started to crawl across the paper. I smiled and hurriedly rushed out the backdoor where I blew it off the paper and watched the little spotted buggie fly away.
Ten minutes later I get a picture text from Michele showing me the lady bugs painted on her big toes from her pedi the other day. Coincidence? (P.S. 'Chele, love the pedi!!)
Then this morning I finally started to catch up on reading blogs and go to Seven Clown Circus and read today's PhotoStory Friday which is about....what? Yup, you guessed it...LADY BUGS!
Holy crap! What does this MEAN? Could Lady Luck, in the form of a Lady Bug, possibly be smiling down upon me? Is it just a silly, strange coincidence? Is someone or something try to tell me something?
Whatever it is, I will take it. :-)