Relaxing can mean accomplishing things. The backyard always offers things to accomplish! Accomplishing things makes me feel good.

Today I:

  • braved a ladder and pruned the apricot
  • cut up pieces of bug ridden wood for disposal (remnant of last occupant of the property that used untreated non-cedar wood for planters)
  • weeded to avoid herbicide
  • found a Chorus frog!
  • turned the entire compost pile

Here’s the Chorus frog (Pseudacris) I discovered: