Silent Sunday (Almost) - A visitor to my pool... Should I kiss it?

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The last few nights I had been hearing a frog down near the pool...  Usually I hear then in the distance near the creek, but this time it was a bit closer...  I didn't even think about it during the day.

So I was adding water to my pool as my son and I were swimming today and when I pulled the cover off the surface filter drain thingie...  There this cute thing was.  

So what did I do?  Yup, I did what any boy would do, and picked it up.  I showed my son, and he held it, and I explained to him what an amphibian was, and that frogs started life as tadpoles.

 

Frog

I waited till it cooled off and got a bit dark and I let him out down by the creek.  He was kinda stuck, as there really was no way for him to get back out of the pool the way he got in.

And yes, he did pee on me.

:)  Chris

 

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Chris Alston

 

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Keller Williams Realty, Cupertino

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Cupertino, CA 95014

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Sally - Maybe it would turn in to "Tiana" from the Princess and the Frog...  She is pretty hot, btw...  :)

June 20, 2011 12:22 PM #14
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Alison - HAHAHAAH!!!  So true!  

June 20, 2011 12:22 PM #15
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Myrl - Then are there any ladies that need a prince?  Come on down and kiss the frog!  :)

June 20, 2011 12:22 PM #16
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John - HAHAHAHA!!!  You could catch a pretty big fish with this sucker!  And  you would need at least 20 lb test!

June 20, 2011 12:23 PM #17
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Doug - He might do a better job...  huh?

June 20, 2011 12:23 PM #18
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BLiz - I know!  The sound seems to travel pretty far!

June 20, 2011 12:24 PM #19
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Laura - He peed on me, then I decided not to kiss him...  hahaaha!

June 20, 2011 12:24 PM #20
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Thanks Carol!

June 20, 2011 12:24 PM #21
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Virginia - Thanks!  It is kinda dry around my house, so I was afraid he would not live very long there!

June 20, 2011 12:25 PM #22
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Whatever you do, don't kiss it.  Don't they have a toxic substance on their skin or is that toads!

June 20, 2011 12:48 PM #23
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Gina - I am not sure...  But I didn't want to anyways... yuck...

June 20, 2011 12:56 PM #24
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Chris, I know what they say, but I still wouldn't kiss it!

June 20, 2011 02:18 PM #25
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Tony and Darcy - Me neither!!!!

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Chris - I can promise you I have kissed a lot of frogs in my life, and not a single one turned out to be a prince.  I guess I was looking for the right one in all the wrong places. . .LOL

June 20, 2011 08:50 PM #27
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Chris, many cultures believe that frog will bring you good luck. I hope it is true.

June 20, 2011 10:29 PM #28
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A very handsome guy and I'm so glad you used it as a teaching opportunity for your son. Those moments are so important.

June 21, 2011 07:55 AM #29
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Myrl - That sounds like a good country song!

June 21, 2011 11:31 AM #30
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Thanks Kwee!  That is good stuff!

June 21, 2011 11:31 AM #31
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Thanks Toni!  So true!

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You certainly have some interesting experiences in your neck of the woods.  I'm guessing you decided against kissing it..?

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