May 6, 2012

Sunday Snapshot ~ Frogs & Toads



Every night for the past several weeks, the noise from the frogs and toads in our backyard has been growing louder and louder.  We have a pool in our backyard and it's amphibian party central as they all come out to talk to their friends and find their soulmate.  I'm not joking when I tell you sometimes I have to close the doors and windows in the evening, just so I can hear the TV.


This weekend, we took the cover off the pool and worked to turn the water from swamp green to a shade more appealing for human swimmers.  In doing so, the kids found several of the nighttime partygoers sleeping off the night before in the nooks and crannies of the pool and filter.  They had no problems scooping up the critters and putting them in buckets, empty coolers and containers so they could watch them for awhile.  The kids would let them go after a few hours of observations, only to find the same ones back for more fun again the next day.

My son gets up close to this little guy.

My brave oldest daughter lets a frog hop right up her arm!

My youngest was hesitant to touch one, but finally got in on the fun.


We found several different types.  We think they were all toads, but some were bigger than others, some were jumpier than others, some had different patterns and markings and some even had sticky pads on their feet.  Regardless of their species or classification, the kids had fun and as long as none of their new friends were brought into the house, I enjoyed watching them too!

61 comments:

  1. Oh no way! How fun for your kids to catch the frogs! My kids would love that.

    ReplyDelete
  2. What a fun time! I love all your pictures...

    ReplyDelete
  3. This is jonesdruman This blog was simply great post byb you. I really appreciate your blog. Really awesome blog I would like to know more about this. Please give some ideas about your blog. Thanks…………………………………….
    2nd Day Box Office Collection Of Sultan
    Sultan Friday Box Office Collection
    Baby Ko Bass Pasand Hai Song
    Baby Ko Bass Pasand Hai Song Video

    ReplyDelete

  4. شركة نقل اثاث بالدمام التفاؤل شركة نقل اثاث بالخبر كما انها افضل شركة نقل اثاث بالجبيل نقل عفش واثاث بالجبيل والخبر والقطيف والدمام
    شركة نقل اثاث بالدمام
    شركة نقل اثاث بالجبيل
    شركة نقل اثاث بالقطيف

    ReplyDelete
  5. Thanks for your sharing. Your article is very useful, it gives me more understanding. - juesgosio

    ReplyDelete
  6. Thank your site! information your share is useful to me! php quiz

    ReplyDelete
  7. Hii, Thanks for the sharing nice posting with us. i’m really impressed.
    Ceme Online
    99 Domino
    QQ Poker
    Poker QQ
    Qqpokerceme
    Poker Online
    qiu ceme online
    Capsa Qiu
    thanks for sharing

    ReplyDelete
  8. I think that you need to visit this site for some info on how to write extended essay. Good luck with that.

    ReplyDelete
  9. I am happy with your article, Fajartoto think your website is pretty good. Many articles are very useful for everyone. I am sure your website will grow in the future. Fajartoto will always support your website, hopefully more advanced. keep the spirit... thanks

    fajartoto
    togel online
    bandar togel terpercaya
    bandar togel sgp
    situs togel resmi
    togel online terpercaya
    agen togel
    agen togel terpercaya
    prediksi sgp
    syair togel hk

    ReplyDelete
  10. wwww.webroot.com/safe download is a protection software solution that communicates with the cloud avoiding the hassle to manage the signature updates to deploy. for office setup visit www.office.com/setup download

    ReplyDelete
  11. Salah satu situs Poker Online terpercaya adalah Sobatpoker dengan hadiah-hadiah menarik yang selalu menunggu anda dan para pencinta poker online Asia.
    Sobatpoker
    Poker Online
    Link alternatif sobatpoker

    ReplyDelete
  12. We are the best writing company providing Custom Research Paper Services to graduate and undergraduate students at reasonable rates. Our Custom Research Papers for Sale are reasonably priced to ensure that every student seeking to purchase a document can afford to get one from us.

    ReplyDelete
  13. Pokernet88 adalah Agen Poker Online Terpercaya Terbaik, IDN Poker,Situs Judi Online,Bandar Ceme, Domino Qiu Qiu, Capsa Susun dan DominoQQ uang asli indonesia.

    Agen Poker Online
    Judi Poker IDN
    Agen Poker Indonesia

    ReplyDelete
  14. I really love it, and i so enjoy with your post, come and visit us at http://bolanet88.biz

    Agen Bola Terpercaya
    Agen Casino Resmi
    Judi Sbobet Indonesia

    ReplyDelete
  15. My spouse and I stumbled over here coming from a different web address and thought I might as well check things out. I like what I see so i am just following you.
    Look forward to looking into your web page again.
    situs poker online

    betgratis
    permainan poker
    texas poker
    domino ceme online
    main poker online

    ReplyDelete
  16. I have seen your website. it's really good. I like it. 
    This is my site URL, visit for the latest Content. https://hairers.com/

    ReplyDelete
  17. I visited your site. This is really mind blowing . I like it.
    You can visit my Site for the latest Content. https://onelifewatch.com/

    ReplyDelete
  18. Thank you for the good writeup. It in fact was a amusement account it. Look advanced to more added agreeable from you regards for all the great articles.

    adu ayam online

    sbobet
    S12888
    Sabung ayam
    Adu ayam
    Adu ayam bangkok
    Sabung ayam bangkok
    Sabung ayam taji
    Sabung ayam online

    ReplyDelete
  19. Permainan tembak ikan adalah salah satu jenis permainan judi online yang sedang naik daun dan digemari oleh para pemain judi online di Indonesia. Permainan ini sangat menarik dengan tampilan graphic yang sangat bagus disertai dengan sound effect yang juga sangat menarik. Cocok dimainkan oleh pria, wanita, muda dan juga lanjut usia. Mainkan permainan tembak ikan di Situs Judi Tembak Ikan MPO007

    ReplyDelete
  20. Depo007 adalah Agen Poker Online Terpercaya , Terbaik dan Terlengkap di Indonesia. Beserta Situs Judi Online, Agen Judi IDN Poker Online, Bandar Ceme, DominoQQ, Omaha Uang Asli Indonesia. Anda akan mendapatkan jaminan kepuasan setiap saat pada saat bermain bersama Depo007

    ReplyDelete
  21. I have been browsing internet for couple of hours already and i can say that your site here stand out from the other site that i visit today. Amazing jobs! judi slot deposit pulsa

    ReplyDelete
  22. Jangan lupa kunjugi situs terbaru kami di DamQQ satu-satunya hadir di indonesia.
    anda sudah bisa bermain dengan minimal deposit Rp.10.000 dan minimal withdraw sebasar Rp.20.000
    anda juga bisa bermain melalui ANDROID dan COMPUTER. buruan guyss jangan lupa promosikan ke teman-
    teman anda untuk bermain dan MENANGKAN JACKPOT SEBANYAK MUGKIN. untuk keterangan lebih lanjut bisa
    langsung hubungi livechat kami.
    kunjungi web kami : DamQQ
    Telp / WA : +6282110167985
    Telp / WA : +855885578926
    Line: damqqpoker
    Kunjungi :
    ID PRO
    Prediksi Togel

    ReplyDelete
  23. DamQQ, Bandar Poker | Agen PokerV | BandarQ | Ceme | Domino Online

    Hanya 4 Tahapan Kemenangan yang MUDAH di DamQQ
    Daftar > Depo > Main > Menang!
    Minimal Deposit Rp. 10.000,-
    Anda Sudah Bisa Menjadi JUTAWAN
    Dengan 1 ID sudah bisa bermain 9 Jenis Permainan
    * BandarQ (HOT)
    * Bandar 66 (New Hot)
    * Bandar Poker
    * Sakong Online
    * Domino QQ
    * Adu Q
    * Poker
    * Capsa Susun
    * Perang Bacarrat (New Game)

    Ada Juga Bonus Terbesar Se-Indonesia
    Bonus Turnover 0,5%
    Bonus Refferal 20%

    Mari Bergabung bersama DamQQ dan Jadilah Jutawan Berikutnya!
    Klik Link Daftar : DamQQ
    Whatsapp : +855885578926
    Line : DAMQQPOKER

    ReplyDelete
  24. Poker Online Pontianak merupakan salah satu permainan yang mudah di mainkan dan banyak jackpot yang gampang di raih dengan setiap harinya.
    poker online
    pokerqiu

    ReplyDelete
  25. When you decide to make this website appeareance, did you think it through first? cause i think its really brilliant!

    game tembak ikan

    game ikan

    Bandar judi Sepak Bola

    daftar joker123

    game tembak ikan

    Bandar judi Sepak Bola

    game online uang asli

    ReplyDelete
  26. In different phrases, in the event you possess a foul credit score historical past, the lenders will know your credit score state of affairs and resolve in your mortgage utility based mostly in your credit score historical past.
    ceme online

    ReplyDelete
  27. What kind of brain do you got? This website and its content is really good, can u reply me ant tell me where do your inspiration come from?

    game tembak ikan

    game ikan

    Bandar judi Sepak Bola

    daftar joker123

    game tembak ikan

    Bandar judi Sepak Bola

    sabung ayam online

    ReplyDelete
  28. For a long time Pierre could not understand, but when he did, he jumped up from the sofa, seized Boris under the elbow in his quick, clumsy way, and, blushing far more than Boris, began to speak with a feeling of mingled shame and vexation.

    link alternatif joker123

    game ikan

    Bandar judi Sepak Bola

    download joker123

    game tembak ikan

    Bandar judi Sepak Bola

    sabung ayam online

    ReplyDelete
  29. Its is very fascinating the way that this blog were made. i am very interested to view how do this blog were made.


    game ikan

    Bandar judi Sepak Bola

    download joker123

    game tembak ikan

    Bandar judi Sepak Bola

    sabung ayam online

    ReplyDelete
  30. 99Bandar adalah situs poker online dan bandar ceme online terpercaya yang memberikan bonus terbesar hingga 28 juta per bulan tanpa diundi bagi semua member.

    ReplyDelete
  31. Finding the best history coursework writing services and History Essay Writing Services is not easy unless one is keen to establish a reliable history assignment writing service provider & history research paper writing service.

    ReplyDelete

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...