Tag: toads

The Eyes of a Toad

Look who introduced himself to me in the glasshouse yesterday. A Glasshouse Toad with very determined eyes.  I left him in there – the cold is coming back soon and he has come out of his hibernation – better he stays in the glasshouse and hunts…

The Year of the Toad

I have lived out here on the prairies of Illinois for about nine years now. Not long. But in all that time I have never seen so many toads. They are on the road, in the ditches, in the gardens, everywhere. On my daily…