I didn’t have a toad painting to share, so this tree frog will have to do. My funny story is about a tiny toad, about 2 inches long. I said yesterday that I’d tell you a somber but uplifting story, but I’ll bump that to a different day because this hilarity that happened this morning is bursting to be shared!
So, the story began a couple of weeks ago. My husband likes to work out in the mornings in the garage. When he lying on his weight lifting bench, a tiny toad bounced by, spooking him and causing him to jump out of his skin. He was then keen to find the toad and shoo him out of the garage. But, alas, the toad kept evading him. Day after day, the toad would stay in hiding until it was fitness time and then would hop away, back into hiding.
Finally, he found the toad and captured it. He released it at the end of the driveway. The next day, the toad was back in the garage, LOL! He was able to catch it again, and this time he let it go farther from the house. The next day, his toadie friend was back. LOL!
Well, this morning, he went to the garage to work out and I heard my bass drum. What was he doing, messing around with my drum set? I go to open the door, and my husband pops inside looking bewildered. The drumming continues, in good steady rhythm. What? If my husband is here, WHO’S THE MYSTERY DRUMMER?
I open the door and look at my drum set. No one’s there, yet the drumming continues and it’s quite good actually. I look at the bass drum, and way, way down, between the foot pedal and the drum head is our toadie friend! The tiny toad was popping his head forward into the drum on perfect rhythm. His timing was impeccable, he’s a natural! LOL LOL LOL LOL The little guy was rocking it out.
I hurried to get my camera, but I missed it, ugh! I so wanted to show you his drumming debut! But, he might return. What if he rather liked it? Of course he probably just got himself trapped there and kept trying to get out by popping forward, inadvertently into the drum head. But… you never know, he might do it again and maybe I’ll be quick enough to capture it on video next time!