Tadpoles

I wouldn’t have thought the final delay on getting my cabin set on the land would be frogs, but it may be. The old foundation from the house that burned down filled nicely with enough water for some frogs to lay eggs there. Hundreds of tadpoles are now swimming where my house should be.

I talked to the guy who’s going to set the cabin and hook up utilities the other day. I asked him to please be careful of the tadpoles, and remarked that my request might be the oddest he’d receive this week. He said kind of aside “Ok, save the frogs. That might be the oddest question I’ve gotten in 55 years.” But he chuckled about it.

It might be an odd request. But frogs are some of the best and definitely the most natural ‘insecticide’ around.  So yes, please. Save the frogs.

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About thrugracealone

I'm a country girl raised city. I prefer open windows to AC, love a good thunderstorm, and enjoy hearing the owls and seeing lightning bugs. A bit old-fashioned, maybe, I can recognize many trees by name, resent elms and weeds, wish for a large garden and canning skills, and hope someday to downsize and get a few acres in the country. I am blessed with a terrific church, a good job, a sturdy house, two cats and a yard full of strawberries and mulberries in the right season. Some of my other favorite things to do are spoiling nieces and nephews, reading, swimming, biking, long walks, and blogging, of course. One of my favorite stories is creation. My abbreviated version goes like this: 1In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. 2Now the earth wasa formless and empty, darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was hovering over the waters... And God moved... And God said... And it was very good. If God can speak to darkness, to an earth without form and void, and make something like this that we see everyday, and make it very good (and it was even better before the Fall!), He will surely make something wonderful out of the dark, void situations I sometimes find myself in. He has, and it's been very good. Two top posts: Can a Person Lose their Salvation? http://wp.me/p1CY5z-1R Baptism! http://wp.me/s1CY5z-baptism

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