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Sunday, July 15, 2012

Our World Tuesday: long weekend at the beach

My family gathered this weekend at Atlantic Beach, NC.
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This post is going to be thrown together hastily.
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I took a ton of photos and haven't gone through them yet.
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I randomly picked a few of the photos for this hurried post.
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I couldn't believe how well the weather cooperated with us.
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There was a chance of thunderstorms every day but we didn't even see any rain except a little storm we drove through on the way to the beach.
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I don't mind a storm at the beach but since we weren't there for very long it was nice having such good weather. 
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It was hot but most of the time a nice breeze made it comfortable and the water was a good temperature.
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The next shot is a gull fishing. The first shot was of pelicans and the fifth and six shots are of willets.
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It was nice to get out of town and see my family at such a beautiful place.
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I don't know what kind of birds are in the sea oats below.
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23 comments:

R.Ramakrishnan said...

Lovely captures Carver. Particularly loved the pics of the storks flying in formation like air craft & the group of sandpipers strolling on the beach !

Indrani said...

You got great shots. Love the flying birds.

aka Penelope said...

How nice that you had a chance to visit with your family in such a beautiful setting. I like the windswept grasses in the foreground giving contrast to the sea. The breeze by the water always brings such relief in the heat!

EG CameraGirl said...

Wish I had been at the beach too. It looks delightful. What a great place to meet with family!

Patricia said...

I loved the photos, the sea looks so blue and beautiful! Nice Holiday!

Randi said...

Such exquisite captures for the day on the beach. Love the shot of the flying storks!!! I walk along the beach every day, but it´s colder than ever and it´t raining every day. This is not a normal summer. Lucky you!

Bubbling Arroyo said...

Absolutely gorgeous shots.

ladyfi said...

Wow / what a beautiful [lace to meet family. Amazing shots.

Al said...

Beautiful photos - I would love to spend some time at the beach soon.

Postcards from Wildwood said...

Such a beautiful collection of beach photos. Wishing you a good week.

Gary said...

Great series!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

I just fell in love with sea oats a couple of years ago when we traveled up the East Coast. Your pictures are all lovely and everything about your "hastily thrown together" post looks professional and beautiful to me. Great place for a family get together.

Sylvia K said...

What an incredible collection of photos, Carver!! I love the ocean spray, the beautiful beach, the birds in flight! What a great trip you had and definitely a great place for a family get together! It does look like you had some fantastic weather!! Thanks for sharing!!

Joyful said...

Beautiful scenery!

NatureFootstep said...

maybe I should take a trip to your place. Seems much better then Sweden right now.

eileeninmd said...

Beautiful shots from the beach, Carver. the first shot of the pelicans is my favorite.Looks like a wonderful place for a vacation. Thanks for sharing, have a great week ahead.

SandyCarlson said...

Glad you had that time together! The pellies made my night! I am glad they put on a little air show for you guys!

Marie said...

Such lovely shots! Glad you had a great time, too.

ZielonaMila said...

Beautiful photographs, beautiful place, fantastic birds. I am greeting

jane said...

How priviliged you were to see those pelicans in flight - beautiful shots of the blue skies and beaches - Jane UK

Stewart M said...

Hi there - the pelicans are great. I always like seeing them.

Not bad at all for a post that was just thrown together!

Stewart M - Australia

Black Jack's Carol said...

Beautiful "random" photos. Just love the pelicans and the willets and the fluffy clouds against foamy waves.

Naquillity said...

so many great photos. so glad you were able to get together with your family and that you're having a great time.

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