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Exposures:  Rain, Rain

We have lately been getting a TON of rain here in the Panhandle.  With Spring rain comes many things: flowers, bees, babies, mosquitoes, puddles, playa lakes…and toads (or are they frogs?) 79 more words


As to theories of spontaneous generation

Time was, we had to be cautious
since the dead world could quicken
and anything was always inexplicably
about to become an animal:
bare dirt birthed worms, 86 more words


Toads are Beautiful

I saw my first toad some months ago.

Then I was out pulling bur weeds and baby toads, like little frogs but wartier, were hopping out of the grass. 260 more words

Can you tell the difference between a frog and a toad?

Frogs and toads have a lot in common. They are both amphibians in the order Anura, which means “without a tail.” Toads are a sub-classification of frogs, meaning that all toads are frogs, but not all frogs are toads. 376 more words

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Pleasures - Tadpoles

If you look closely, you may be able to discern a few large tadpoles nestled in the strands of my pond plant. I’ve always found tadpoles to be interesting, and every year we try to find a few to put into our pond. 118 more words


Enveloped - by curious little hands

When our three and a half year old neighbor boy proudly showed to me the  toad enveloped in his little hands, I new I had my subject for the Weekly Photo Challenge.

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I really like walking at night. This has been true of me for a very long time. This also leads to some really odd thoughts whilst walking. 80 more words

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