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My Saturday....

Sunday, August 25, 2013

I decided Saturday morning to get my lazy arse out of bed and head out to the coast for a hike. As always, loved it! It is only about an hour from me depending on the activities happening in the small towns between me and the beautiful crashing waves. Just thought I would share some of the photos I took as I meandered about....


What's a trip to the coast without a few sea gulls?







I could hear the sea lions and the grey whales but due to the coastal fog, I couldn't see them. Can you tell why I LOVE to go out there? It is always beautiful with or without the fog and this spot is almost always foggy and windy. As a bonus, burned some calories!!

Oh and the shot that the nature photographer in me just LOVES....

Did I mention I am proud of this photo??



I got really lucky and this harrier landed about 100 feet in front of me suddenly. I have never seen a bird of prey come anywhere near the people let alone land so close. Of course he landed while I still had my camera in my backpack! Figures! I was silently praying that he wouldn't fly off before I could get my camera out and that the sound wouldn't scare him.

So a few glimpses into how I spent my Saturday. Hope you enjoyed it!
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IMEMINE1 10/12/2013 8:37PM

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STAGPIPE 9/1/2013 8:26AM

    Awesome photos! It looks like you are blessed to live in a beautiful area!

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SOOVERMYSELF 8/29/2013 10:37PM

    What a super place for a hike!

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BRADMILL2922 8/27/2013 12:39AM

    You got some great pics! I am definitely jealous of that view that you had and your interaction with nature! I can certainly see why you love going out there!

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FERRETGIRL28 8/26/2013 6:07PM

    Glad you had such a great Saturday....the pics are beautiful! Hope you have a good week :)

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DAUGHTEROFTWIN 8/26/2013 10:47AM

    Beautiful pictures! I particularly loved the picture of the harrier. Thank you for sharing. The ocean is such a wonderful place to be...the power and awe of the water, waves, wind, and briny sea air.

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PRINCESS_SOFI 8/25/2013 9:00PM

    emoticon Wow, that's beautiful! I wish I had some place like this to walk around.. closest thing is a few hours away by car.

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CHERYL_ANNE 8/25/2013 7:35PM

    Wow! Lucky you witnessing an encounter with the Harrier. All your photos are beautiful!

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LATTELEE 8/25/2013 5:07PM

  Enjoyed!

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JAMBABY0 8/25/2013 4:54PM

    love your pictures, thanks for sharing

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