Sunday it was warm enough for frogs to be out enjoying the sunshine at the Calendar Garden. This fellow was close enough to record, but I couldn't get a clear shot of the bullfrog that clambered up on a lily leaf, sinking it about an inch under water.
I was surprised to see that there were already tadpoles swimming about -- we'll see how well this attempt at including a video works. I love the way their little tails motor them along.
Tadpoles came in two sizes -- giant and tiny. The ones above are small. Five of the large kind found shelter on the rock below. The tadpole-looking shape in the upper left is actually the reflection of a dragonfly that was zooming around like a mini-helicopter.
Here's another bullfrog, with a host of the tiny tadpoles, those tiny black specks on the rock at the top of the photo.
My approach to contemplative photography --
Tell about it."
Mary Oliver in "Sometimes"
Tesserae: small cube-shaped tiles of ceramic, glass or precious stone used to make a mosaic, or in this case, brief essays on some element of lectio divina with Luke 10:38-42.