The Horrifying Creature That Returns To Philadelphia Year After Year

The weather is finally getting colder, and many Philadelphians are making their way inside to curl up by the space heater or underneath the heated blankets. Of course, it’s not just the humans that are trying to stay warm in the chilly winter air. This time of year, bugs are making their way inside to try to ride out the winter, and there’s one particularly horrifying creature that you’ve probably begun to see in your basement over the past few weeks…

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We’ve all had our run-ins with these hoppy, spooky creatures. Share your best (or worst) spricket story in the comments below! And you know, the more I come across these cave crickets in my laundry room, the more I think it might be time to run away for the weekend and hide from them. Maybe I’d be safe at the Inn at Grace Winery… or maybe the wine would be therapy enough!