I’m going way back, to our weekend in Chicago, to the Botanic Gardens. I know you’re probably expecting to see some flowers, or at least trees, but I have to start with my favorite part of our few hours there. We were walking along a graveled path, when suddenly one of the tiny bits of gravel leapt sideways. I thought that my eyes had been imagining things, but – it leapt again. Notice any
Upon closer examination, it was a tiny little frog, and it wasn’t just on its own – the path was full of them, all over the place.
Here’s one next to our friend Josh’s fingers for scale:
I’ve never seen such a thing before. It was crazy how small they were. I’m afraid that I may have squashed a number of them before noticing that they were there, but hopefully not….