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Kangaroo Island III

Our tour ended in Admirals Arch. We took the ferry back to Adelaide. It wasn’t too bad, the water wasn’t as choppy anymore. The drive to Adelaide wasn’t bad either. Ali thought we might find a lot of traffic but it was actually pretty quiet. Lots of restaurants and stores were already closed at 8PM …

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Kangaroo Island II

Remarkable Rocks was crowded. I would have loved to photograph this site at sunrise or sunset but we didn’t have time. http://www.kangarooisland-australia.com/kangaroo-island-remarkable-rocks.php   Then we went to see Admirals Arch. The wind was very, very strong all day long. I had a very hard time holding Sabrina or my iPhone still to take pictures. http://www.kangarooisland-australia.com/kangaroo-island-admirals-arch.php

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Waimea Valley

Early morning visit to the gardens in Waimea Valley. The mosquitoes were mean. We stopped by a food truck for lunch. The chickens were hungry.

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O’ahu, Hawaii II

With the 5 hours time zone difference between Hawaii and NC it wasn’t hard to wake up at 4 AM. It was raining, cloudy, very windy and a little bit chilly. We went to the other side of the island looking for Ehukai Pillbox trail, it was supposed to be a 30 minute hike to see a …

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Blue Ridge Parkway

We had a reservation for a Hot air balloon ride on Oct 13 but the operator called the previous night to cancel due to bad weather. It seemed that it was going to be windy. We were disappointed but decided to get up early anyway to see the sunrise. The fog was dense and we couldn’t …

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Last week of Summer 2015

On Saturday, we went to the Blue Ridge Parkway hoping to see the Monarch butterflies migrating south. Unfortunately, we didn’t see any………now I’m thinking about going to see the butterflies in Mexico  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monarch_Butterfly_Biosphere_Reserve The leaves were already starting to show beautiful Fall colors.    

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A proud mama duck

Spring brings flowers and babies! The mother was crouching down and the ducklings huddling behind her. A close up of the previous photo. The one at the end was curious about me. He was so cute. A proud mother of 13

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Daffodils

Flowers blooming all around me The seasons are shifting, The winter shades lifting, The springtime is filling Earth’s children with mirth. The daffodil yellow, The south wind so mellow, The gentle rain falling, Upon the green earth. The song sparrow singing, New life quickly springing, All nature is telling A tale of rebirth: The deep …