#QuarantinedThoughts — Newts

My latest spring obsession is going for a dog walk right after it rains. That’s when these cute little guys come out en masse.

At first I thought they were salamanders, but a quick bit of Google research determined them to be, in fact, rough-skinned newts. Once I had been thrilled to spot a solitary one of them scuttling its plump little bottom across our path, but since Spring has properly sprung, I have to walk…