Green Frog (Rana clamitans)
“At night I went out into the dark and saw a glimmering star and heard a frog, and Nature seemed to say, Well do not these suffice?” — Ralph Waldo Emerson
Photo ©2017 Jen Payne, from the upcoming book Evidence of Flossing: What We Leave Behind. Quote: Emerson, Ralph Waldo. The Heart of Emerson’s Journals.
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“To sin by silence, when they should protest, makes cowards of men.” — Ella Wheeler Wilcox
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