Our Honored Guests

We are hosting a sleepover for eight this weekend!

Six Gray Tree Frogs,

Frog Tank

Tree Frog

and two Box Turtles!

Henry with Baby Turtle

Big Box Turtle

In case of power outage and impassible roads, the Claude Moore Park employees have brought home the animals from the Visitor’s Center, to be sure they’re warm and cared for during the blizzard. But the employee who planned to take home these reptiles and amphibians (my mom) had a problem with her heating system yesterday, and we were happy to volunteer to host.

We offered to host my parents and their dog too, but being of hearty New England stock, and having a camp stove pre-set on the balcony, she swears they’ll be fine.

So for now, we have these eight guests.

Betsy with Baby Turtle

Misting the Frogs

Abigail said, “This is like one thousand wishes all came true!”

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About rbpepper

Rebecca is an artist, writer, and photographer with degrees in Theater and Social Work, and is currently a Stay at Home Mom to her three kids. Some part of her house is always a mess, she lets her kids paint on the table and design their own costumes, and she makes excellent allergen-free cookies. She lives with her equally creative husband and children in a part of Virginia known for being "pretty close to Dulles Airport", and dreams of moving to an old farmhouse in New England.
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