Friday, July 20, 2007

It's Official...

I have lost my mind. Anyone who knows me will tell you my greatest fear - frogs and toads. In the ditch in front of our new house are MILLIONS of little tadpoles! And since we've actually had (count them!!!) two days with less than a tenth of an inch of rain, the ditch is drying up. And the tadpoles will DIE!

Now, although I am scared of frogs and toads, I don't want them to die. So I came up with a brilliant (read: insane) idea - I would get a little habitat and collect them. We homeschool, so this could also be a science project - watching the little tadpoles morph into froggies. Perfect idea, except I'm afraid of frogs and toads, remember?

So while at Target buying garbage cans for the new house (in hopes that the messy construction guys will take a hint - probably not, but hope springs eternal), I saw a little froggy habitat. And it was on sale. So I bought it.

Morgan and I came home and collected about a dozen tadpoles of differing sizes from the rapidly shrinking ditch. They are now re-homed on my kitchen table.
Me. Raising frogs. Yes. I've definitely lost my mind.

5 comments:

nicki olinde said...

Y'all are too funny w/ your frogs! Tell the girls I said Hi! Where is Morgan cheering?

Kathy in WA said...

You may have lost your mind but you obviously found your compassionate heart. Ha! Just couldn't let those little babies die, eh?

Keep us updated!

Ginger said...

Nicki, Morgan is cheering for the Christian homeschool organization's junior varsity squad. The cheer at the JV football and basketball games.

Kathy, I am a sucker for all babies, I guess. :^D

Teeny said...

HA - you are so funny! I can picture you on the chair squeeling as I type! :-)

Cynthia said...

You haven't lost your mind. You're being a GREAT teacher! I'm MUST post my toad/frog post tonight just for you!