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Creek Hamsters podcast Episode 10: Birth order, Fears, and Statues.

For the 10th episode the conversation involves the effect of the birth order, irrational fears, and a statues life.

The topics are:

Gardener's Friends

embarrassed by light
toads ask only the sunset
good works in secret


Frog Song by Brenda Z. Guiberson, illustrated by Gennady Spirin

Frog Song
by Brenda Z. Guiberson
illustrated by Gennady Spirin
Henry Holt and Company

Whenever and wherever frogs and toads have enough water to keep themselves and their eggs alive, they can be heard croaking and ribbeting and buzz out a song.   232 more words

Perdido Bay Trail

This past Sunday I agreed to go on a 7+ mile hike with my youngest son.  I figured with me walking on the treadmill for an hour a day and walking the dog, I would be prepared for this hike.  249 more words


V is for Venezuelan Pebble Toad

This is rather an endearing little toad, photographed by Gérard Vigo – one of the differences between frogs and toads is that toads do not have such long, strong, back legs as frogs, and move by small hops or walking. 176 more words



Walking the dog across the fields this morning in the warm, slightly misty, spring sunshine – skylarks singing, the sea glistening in the distance – was an uplifting start the day. 496 more words