Friday’s Hunt v4.6

Friday’s Hunt

This week, looking for Starts with F, New, and Self (portrait)

Starts with F: Flower

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New–Great Blue Heron showing off the newly built dock

Great Blue Heron

 

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All Seasons–August 6, 2017

All Seasons

This is my favorite season–hiking season! I practically had all this beauty to myself. It was a peaceful journey–until something stirred up the Crows and Blue Jays. Traveled light, photos taken with iPhone 6 Plus. 

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You never know who you’ll meet along the way.

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Woodland Box turtle

Red-spotted Purple butterfly

Sorry–poor quality photo of Red-spotted Purple butterfly. I don’t see these often, but I love the color variations.

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Friday’s Hunt v4.5

Friday’s Hunt

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This week we’re looking for Starts with E, Drop(s), and Happy. 

Ears–Starts with E

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The bunny makes another appearance this week. Sorry, I can’t get enough of this cute face. 

Raindrops keep falling on my head 🎶

Cardinal moulting

Northern Cardinal with no head feathers.

Happy

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One of my happy places at Norfolk Botanical Garden.

Wednesday with Words

I went out to work in the garden recently, but my helpers got there first. I did clean up one end of the bed, then thought I’d reclaim the yarrow that had gotten lost in a sea of wildflowers. I ran into the helper at the bottom the page (SPIDER ALERT). 

So, I moved to the other end of the bed–and found a Praying Mantis busily tending that section. I went for my iPhone, snapped their pictures, and called it a day. 

In other backyard news, as I waited to pull out of the driveway today, I saw something in the road–as in something that had gotten run over. It was our wee opossum. 

I drove to Lake Lawson Lake Smith park to walk, and found the gate closed. They’ve been doing some upgrades, and it should be open tomorrow. Since I was out, wearing shoes and camera in tow, I thought I’d go to the botanical garden to walk. Upon checking the down-sized wallet, the card wasn’t with me. So, here I am at home, and will soon spend some time with the treadmill. I hope you have a lovely evening!  

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Friday’s Hunt v4.3

Friday’s Hunt

This week we’re looking for Starts with C, Building, and Something I wear.

Instead of a bird (for once), I’m sharing Clouds for Starts with C.

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There are a lot of Buildings at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront. Clouds, too!

King Neptune 31st St. stage

King Neptune 31st St. stage

Something I wear, unless it’s on the charger, is my Fitbit Blaze

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