Weekly Photo Challenge: Life Imitates Art

The theme of this week’s WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge is LIFE IMITATES ART.

In keeping with one of the originator’s suggestions, here is a newer version of an old photo: The Phrog Philarmonia, which has been playing in my garden for a number of years.

The Old (also the cover of my eBook Guess What’s in My Garden!):

The New:

And the band played on!


About johnvic8

John Viccellio retired after 24 years in the U. S. Navy and began to dig into gardening when he could finally land in one place. He completed the Master Gardener course in 1992 and has since designed and constructed two of his own gardens. He wrote a monthly garden column for ten years and was a regular contributor to Carolina Gardener magazine. John published his first book, Guess What's in My Garden!, in 2014. He lives in a retirement community in Matthews, NC.
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36 Responses to Weekly Photo Challenge: Life Imitates Art

  1. 🙂 I bet they can’t wait for summer!


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  2. Allan G. Smorra says:

    The Phrog Philharmonia

    I love the title and the photos.

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  3. Laurin Lindsey says:

    Their chillin : )


  4. Pennie says:

    These are great John…so fun!!!


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  6. colonialist says:

    I’d say they were a striking feature, but they seem to lack a percussionist! 🙂


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  8. Most of us don’t have our own brass band. Love these guys. 🙂


  9. slfinnell says:

    Great garden decor! We have a few odd props but no musicians yet;)


  10. Gina says:

    John, do they take requests??


  11. Dawn says:

    Cool! Literally.


  12. I love the Frog Philarmonia! Where can I get an amphibious musician of my own?


  13. To the tune of “Hazy Shade of Winter”?


  14. Both photos are great and I really love the title!


  15. gc says:

    Bravo! Love your sense of humor and wit. Thanks for sharing. Enjoy the day. 🙂


  16. Nancy says:

    Love your frogs! I am a collector of frogs and have them out in the garden! Thank you for stopping by and enjoying my photos today for the Seasons challenge!


  17. Susi Lovell says:

    I’m also a frog collector. I’m very envious of these fellas! Lovely!


  18. Jude says:

    We have two frogs like that playing a tune in our garden! They’re great fun. Unfortunately both of them lost their eyes – which fell out!

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