Sunday, November 11, 2012


There is so much to talk about when you find a salamander in your basement!

Such as:
What's an amphibian?
How is it like a snake? 
How is it like a frog?
What do living things need to survive and thrive?

Violet observed that each time the salamander moved, it made a new letter. 

After we dubbed him? her? an alphamander, we released him? her? back into his? her? dank, damp basementy home. I suppose the next question to pursue naturally, is how does one tell if a salamander is a girlamander or a salaboy?


  1. I don't know how to tell the difference if it's a boy or a girl, but it sure is cute.

  2. To think you have that living in your slick and black and pet-worthy.

  3. This post makes me laugh! What a great unexpected find in your very own home! The next thing you know Violet will bring it to her room as a pet!!

  4. Love this post - how fun and clever! :)

  5. I love how V's mind works. And yours too. Alphamander. You make me giggle :-)


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