I didn’t know that millipedes can find their way into homes.
That they crawl on ceilings.
That they sometimes lose their grip and fall onto unsuspecting humans.
I do now…
In addition to millipedes, I’ve now met rats, flying cockroaches, lizards, bats, ticks, snails, frogs, different shapes and sizes of spiders, and hermit crabs, just to name a few.
The funny thing is, most encounters occur so randomly, in such every day situations, that they just leave me scratching my head thinking – did that just happen?
Like the time I sat and watched a baby lizard mosey into my my shoe.
Or the time I found a tick hanging out by my bath loofah.
And then there was today, the day a millipede fell from the ceiling onto my hand.
Like me, these little guys were just going about their day. We just happened to cross paths. No big deal, right? (That’s what I keep telling myself.) Flying cockroaches and rats always warrant a good shriek. And the bats are actually kind of cool. As for everything else, I’ve learned to just make room for them.
I never knew I could live in harmony with millipedes and other creepy crawlies.
I do now.