I grabbed my camera and ran out. It was uncanny how much seeing this turtle cheered me up! I told him that I would be most happy if he'd make his home in our flower bed!
Here are a few more views of him:
And now for a few sad pictures. All of these piles of rubble were once houses of dear neighbors and friends. It looks as if a tornado has demolished these homes, but not so--it was most definitely a man-made, monster machine after decisions made by the powers that be. In less than a day, a two-storey house becomes a pile of trash.