October 22nd, 2007 — 6:09pm

You learn a lot when you help your kids with homework. My sons are studying arachnids, and I just learned that the beast I always called Daddy Long Legs is also known as a Harvestman.

What a fabulous name! One theory is that these arachnids are most often seen in late summer and early fall, at harvest time, hence their name. And did you know they clean their legs by pulling them through their jaws one at a time? How cool is that?

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