We created the pond last year for the ducks. At the time, we didn’t appreciate that we’d be creating an ecosystem. I’ve always enjoyed the night sounds here, but this new ecosystem is NOISY! With the windows open last night, we had to crank the volume up on the television to hear our movie over the night sounds.

From the front porch this evening, here’s a chorus of gray tree frogs, spring peepers, and toads doing their best to get lucky.