hide, spider!

Elwha would happily hunt the spider if it was on the inside.

As an amateur spider identifier, I think this is a Cross Orb-Weaver. Here is a site about Washington State Spiders: https://spiderid.com/locations/united-states/washington/. See the Ragtag Daily Prompt for a close up.

Where do the spiderlings go when it snows? Here is Sol Duc exploring the snow very early on the first morning of new snow.

And here is Over the Rhine. The third song includes the line “Let it fall like snow.”