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Friday, August 11, 2017

Vacation Shots

The first three shots are from a walk in central NC near where I live and the rest are from the NC coast about 150 miles from me. 

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The ferns above are looking much better than they usually do in August.

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The deer was playing peekaboo with me.

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It has been a much better summer than we usually have in terms of not being too hot.

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I was afraid it would be stormy while I was at the beach but it turned out better than expected.

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There were some showers but it would stop at crucial moments like walking time.

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And sunset time . . .

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for lighted paths across the sound . . .

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and moon rise with a lighted path across the ocean . . . 

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I managed to have plenty of times for photography both while walking and sitting on the balcony.

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There was even a blue sky on the sound side for breakfast at a Topsail restaurant.

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There was less blue on the ocean side for walking but I love clouds.

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I never got a shot of the pelicans dive bombing for food. This one settled way out in the ocean with his back turned.

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I like the way the blue strip added an accent to the clouds over the dunes.

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The only problem with a week off work is as it draws to an end I realize I should have taken two.

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I may take a longer vacation this fall.

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I even managed to avoid the news which is a very good thing stress wise although I am unfortunately caught up now.

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