A Very Old Ojibway Legend
The old lady smiled, but did not answer. When the boy left, the spider went to the old woman and thanked her for saving his life.
"For in an instance I did think I’d seen a zillion stars ablaze" When I had discovered the magical grove of fossilized crystals I thought I had seen stars. This is what it looked like only on the ground amongst the moss. Thanks to Zsaj for helping me interpret the scene I had discovered a few summers past.