Country Living Series

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Unexpected visitor

Last night was one of those "white nights" where I slept badly and ended up rising at 2:30 am. I desultorily worked on my laptop and watched some YouTube videos to pass the time. My computer is located in the kitchen, which was lit only by one low-wattage lamp.

Next to my computer was the usual clutter of a home office, including a blob of thread or lint that had somehow made its way there.


But as the morning crept in and the light increased -- and I decided to take the blob of lint and toss it in the trash -- I made an interesting discovery: I was being watched.


Yes, for hours this little guy had fearlessly sat inches away from my laptop, calmly watching me at work. I tell ya, never a moment of privacy.


I scooped him up and put him outside. A few hours later, I found another little frog under the piano, and I also got him outside. Suddenly we have little frogs everywhere. This is why we ended up having a frog in our canning closet all last winter -- they're often hard to find.

6 comments:

  1. Is this normal? lol seems vaguely plague-ish. Cute little guy though.

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  2. When I have a night like that , which is about every other night, I have a teaspoon of honey, two handfuls of nuts and a 12 oz can of V 8 Juice. Then read for a while and go to bed and back to a sound sleep. Works every time. --ken

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  3. One time years ago I discovered a teeny frog like that sitting on the edge of my aquarium in the kitchen. They are so cute!

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  4. Your columns have attracted the attention of Big Brother. Me thinks your home has been bugged, err... rather, frogged.
    Montana Guy

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