Frog Catching

You know what they say…

Ivy's best frog face

Ivy’s best frog face

Cousins that catch frogs together stay friends forever.

Jane and Natalie catching frogsWhat?

You never heard that?Clara and Gwen catching frogs

Trust me, it’s a thing.

Grab a cousin, or a second cousin, and find some frogs.

Frog catching with the cousins. #frogs #greenfrogs

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What have you got to lose?

Chris and I caught the frogs

That’s duck weed on my cousins forehead and it wasn’t just him, you can’t see my arms and legs but they were smeared with mud too!

You didn’t think the kids caught that whole bucket of frogs did you???

Chris with frog on hat

My cousin the frog whisper-er.

My cousin and I don’t get to see each other much anymore but we had just as much fun catching frogs together as we ever have, even if we do have to share the nets with all our girls!

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7 comments on “Frog Catching

  1. Dan says:

    Ooh what do you do with the frogs?

    I hardly ever see any of my cousins any more – the last time I saw them properly was at our wedding – but I have great memories of playing together as kids. I was thinking about it just the other day.

    That’s a lovely picture of you and your cousin. It’s not often we see you in front of the camera so clearly finding frogs did the trick. I love the little hitch hiker on his cap in the last photo – I didn’t even notice it at first!

    • Jessie says:

      We caught all the frogs out of a big pond at my aunt and uncles and relocated them up a hill to a smaller pond so all the little cousins could more easily catch them. Lots of them jumped right back out of the little pond and headed right back home to the big pond but we still had plenty of nice catch-able ones for the kids!

  2. Love the photos, the people and the frogs! What a fun time you all had. — Annette

  3. Widdershins says:

    And frogging-good time was had by all. 😀

  4. […] of you wondered why my cousin and I caught so many frogs this past summer. Well, I finally have an answer for […]

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