The pond, seemingly grown solid with it's thick coating of algae, at first:
but then you notice something different about the surface of the water. Whatever could that faint fairy ring of a circle be?
Why, it is the watchful gaze of Mr. Toad!
A quintessential, eternal view ~ shrouded by trees:
Painted with the strokes of a purpled brush:
I have no doubts these two frequently team up in preparation of things mischievous beyond our imaginings:
A very clever Madame Duck, beguilingly swims our way:
The rich diversity of life's beauty can be found everywhere, including the most unlikely of places... one must only open their eyes to it all.