Friday Wisdom – Toads

My dear old daddy (and he liked being called ‘my dear old daddy’) use to say:

“If you have to swallow a toad, better do it now as it can only get bigger.”

More wisdom next week,


About Andrew Reynolds

Born in California Did the school thing studying electronics, computers, release engineering and literary criticism. I worked in the high tech world doing software release engineering and am now retired. Then I got prostate cancer. Now I am a blogger and work in my wood shop doing scroll saw work and marquetry.
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33 Responses to Friday Wisdom – Toads

  1. I’ve heard something similar about swallowing frogs and getting it over with quickly. Toads sound worse though.


  2. inesephoto says:

    Such a great advice!


  3. Debra says:

    What a wonderful aphorism. I think your “dear old daddy” was a wise man!


  4. jfwknifton says:

    I think I understand what you are getting at, but it’s still not a very nice picture.


  5. PiedType says:

    Not the best advice to swallow just as I’m contemplating lunch …


  6. artseafartsea says:

    Love it!


  7. Carrie Rubin says:

    Another winner! Sometimes it’s best just to plug our nose and choke the thing down.


  8. Especially before it turns into a prince.


  9. lorieb says:

    LOL, why a toad? what’s the significance of a toad?


  10. Elizabeth Helmich says:

    Makes perfect sense to me! Thanks for the smile today. 🙂


  11. Marissa says:

    Love this. Great advice. 🙂


  12. booguloo says:

    Andrew I haven’t forgot about the boat. The fella went on vacation. Back home sometime next week. Love the toad.


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