Essays

Essay — Spidery

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Have you ever noticed that once something captures your attention you see it everywhere? The phenomenon is known as the “frequency illusion.”

Here in Carpenter Country, we experienced a frequency illusion after we discovered the beautiful eight-legged friend above in the holly bush.

Suddenly we began seeing spidery shapes in the palm tree…

 

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…in the air plant on the ligustrum…

 

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…and in the wood mushrooms.

 

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Are you seeing what you look at?

 

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

HL Carpenter is a mother/daughter duo who write family-friendly fiction from their studios in Carpenter Country, a magical place that, like their stories, is unreal but not untrue. When they’re not writing, the Carpenters enjoy exploring the Land of What-If and practicing the fine art of Curiosity. Visit Carpenter Country at hlcarpenter.com.

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