|Lily collecting used fishing line at the Charles River Peninsula, Needham, MA|
|CRP lovers, I'm glad you are using protection but please clean up after yourself.|
|I don't know enough about frogs to tell if this is naturally-occurring pigmentation or a coating of sludge.|
Lily was relieved when we were able to coax them back into the water. She was desperately afraid that they had died.
Lily suggested that my "canary in the coal mine" analogy was a bit distressing for nine-year-old ears. Who knows, maybe they were just enjoying the sun...
|CRP polluters, Lily is not happy with you|
I don't know when to tell her about the Boston Marathon.
Happier news: we both got good looks at the kestrel today. And despite some house sparrow forays into sacred nesting spaces it would appear the tree swallows are reasserting control (and the bluebirds hanging on).