On Monday, I planted a letterbox called Dunbarton in town at one of the beautiful forests it has called the Nat & Wilcox Brown Forest. It wasn't a very long walk to a pond, but it was still quite a site to see. I think that the trail would have gone further, but we had just had a full day of pouring rain, allowing the pond to swell some. So with a special box carved for the town of Dunbarton, I planted it there in the forest. This would the closest I wanted to get to the center of town without there being a chance of it going missing.
So after I planted the box, I started back to the car. While doing so, I happen to noticed that there were little things moving around in the pond. Upon further investigation, I had found that there were tons of newts swimming around along the ponds edge. I must have watched them for at least 15 minutes. With the cold weather approaching, these guys must be enjoying themselves. I couldn't help but wonder what they do when the water freezes over. And when I got home, I did no research on them to see what they do, so I guess I didn't wonder enough to care later. But what they did do, they allowed me to enjoy the town of Dunbarton even more and I look forward to my journey back in the near future.
I know that there will be people visiting my box, and when you do, I would suggest going around spring/summer time so you can see the daffodils.