Saturday, June 11, 2011

Saving a Toad

This post could have been about lots of things–camping, weather, gardening, graduations, but nature intervened.

We had a good bit of rain and wind while we were gone for six days, so Dennis (husband) who was mowing asked if I would remove some large branches from the yard. I obliged, but in doing that, I found a toad nestled against the trunk of one of our large maple trees. Since I didn't want him to be hurt, I coaxed him into a small bucket and deposited him in the bushes of our side yard. Sorry—no photo. He did not stay around to say "Thank-you."

May he or she live long and eat lots of flies and mosquitoes. 

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