Friday, October 7, 2016

Get Outside! Just not TODAY!

I had written this post and had it scheduled so I’m going to let it run! Of course we won’t be getting outside today. I just hope Hurricane Matthew doesn’t do any damage here and we keep our power.

We’ve done everything we can think of to be ready so I’ll hopefully be online today and tomorrow. If not, I’ll update you when I can. For everyone effected by this storm, Stay Safe! You are in my prayers.

Now to the regularly scheduled program…

I love to stay home but sometimes you just have to get OUT!

And here in Florida, you can be sure of seeing something neat every time you drive down the road.

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This Little Blue Heron was near our house one day and I pulled my car over and got a photo.

Then when I got to the library, I saw what looked like a small piece of rubber (like something off a bicycle tire) on the sidewalk.

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It was the cutest little tree frog.

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He was so dark that he looked shiny and very tiny…maybe 2 or 3 inches long.

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‘Ribbett’

I get the biggest kick out of seeing something out of the ordinary! Don’t you?

I’m joining Saturday’s critters HERE

and I’d Rather B Birdin’.

32 comments:

Susie said...

Diane, I am praying for all of you there in Florida and along the east coast. Just want all of you safe. I love seeing the wonderful bird life you have there. That little frog is so sweet. Blessings to you, xoxo, Susie

Happy@Home said...

I hope you are safe today, Diane. My thoughts are with you.
We had our first experience with tree frogs this summer when one decided to take up residence in the tree outside our bedroom window. He was a noisy little fellow. We finally had to relocate him :).

Penny from Enjoying The Simple Things said...

Stay safe!!

Diane said...

Wishing you well!!! Cute froggie!!

Author R. Mac Wheeler said...

Ribbett back to you.

Hope you keep your AC/electric :)

Judith @ Lavender Cottage said...

The last photo of the tree frog is so sweet!
Stay safe lavender sis, I'll have you in my prayers. xx

Maggie Ann said...

Hi Diane, I too am watching the news with concern. I do hope and pray God will direct the storms away from America, and that you will be safe.

That little tree frog is so cute! Ii wish I could get out more but my health leaves me tire very quickly and walking is harder. sending you a hug, be safe dear friend.

Sharon Wagner said...

Cute!

Jocelyn said...

I think your little frog posed for the picture. We are on the west side of Florida, but still bracing for rain and wind. Take care!

Betsy Adams said...

I've been thinking about you and others in the path of that storm. Hope you stay safe.... May God Bless You....

Hugs,
Betsy

Linda @ A La Carte said...

Stay safe my friend! I made it to Calif last night🤗

Empty Nester said...

It he still down there? We're going to stay put here in Mount Pleasant even though he's taken another step to the west. Hope you are safe and sound!

Breathtaking said...

Aw!!! Cute little tree frog! Stay safe Diane.

September Violets said...

Glad to hear you've battened down the hatches and are staying indoors. Be safe and I hope you come through unscathed.

Love the photos today. That little frog looks like he's ready for a chat with his feet resting on top of each other and that inquisitive look. What a cutie ;)

Wendy x

Simple and serene living Laura Walker said...

Stay home and stay safe my friend. xo Laura

Linda Kay said...

Hope you stay safe out there! Those winds!

Happyone said...

That is a neat looking frog - so green!!
Praying the storm doesn't do any damage and you are safe.

Lowcarb team member said...

I just love that frog!

Stay safe ... my thoughts are with you, and all those, who may be (have been) affected by Hurricane Matthew.

All the best Jan

Shelia said...

Hi Diane! I pray you're safe from the hurricane. My heart goes out to you as we went through hurricane Ike a few years back. Sending a big ole hug right back to you.
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Debby Ray said...

I pray you have weathered the storm and have kept your power. Whew...what a big bad boy Matthew is! Hugs!

doodles n daydreams said...

Keep safe and well.

Diana

eileeninmd said...

Hello, I am glad you are safe from Hurricane Matthew! Your frog photos are so cute. I love the Little Blue Herons, they are one of my favorites. Prayers to all in the path of Hurricane Matthew! Thank you for linking up and sharing your post. Happy Saturday, enjoy your weekend!

Lea said...

Oh, I just adore that little frog!

TexWisGirl said...

ADORABLE!!! love frogs and toads! :)

Teresa Hennes said...

Praying for all of you in Florida and other states affected by Matthew. Stay safe! I can't imagine going through a hurricane. Your finds are beautiful! Especially the tree frog.

Danice said...

Such interesting animals. 'Never knew that a doodle bug is a real creature. That tree frog almost appears to have been posing for the camera, lol.

Anni said...

Awwwwwwwww, love that little frog. Darling. That last photo of it just is too cute for words.

Little Blue Herons...they're here but I very seldom see them...this was a treat.

I'm late getting here to visit with you, it's been a most beautiful day here in South Texas I just HAD to be outdoors this morning - birding, of course. Thanks so much for sharing this post with us at I'd Rather B Birdin'!! Always appreciated. Have a great week ahead.

Sam I Am...... said...

You do find the greatest creatures to photograph even when you're not looking! I'm catching up with you so I already know you are okay from Matthew...thank goodness!

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

I was thinking about you during the storm and hope all is well (I see your later post, but am thinking it might have been pre-posted ..) Hope you didn't have a lot of damage or problems.

La Petite Gallery said...

Never have seen on of the doodlebugs. I'll be 60 pretty soon and lived in Texas, N.C. Florida and Maine. How did I him seeing one. At first I thought it was a dragon fly. Glad I found your blog. yvonne

NatureFootstep said...

Nice encounters and great captures :)

as you visited my blog I guess you are OK :)

Red Rose Alley said...

Oh my, those are great pictures of the frog. I am wondering if you used your zoom lens because getting that close to a frog would freak me out hehehe.

love, ~Sheri