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Catch Me If You Can

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Thanks to Michelle W and WordPress for their Weekly Photo Challenge: Contrasts. These two herons are a year apart in age, and share the same parents and nest. 144 more words

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Baby Great Blue Heron

July 1, 2014

Great Blue Heron at nest with babies

I had a few more pictures I wanted to share from our Hilton Head vacation! 73 more words

Hilton Head

What's for Lunch? Hint - Great Blue Heron 1, Chipmunk 0

Never eat anything with a face?

Does that apply to great blue herons, too?

“And the great blue herons? They’re a study in Patience and Grace.” I’ve often said that.

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Thus Spake Yoda

    Do, or do not. There is no try.

    Yoda
    Star Wars, Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

    I blame it on the beaver lodge.

    No, that’s not right.

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Shrimp Boats

These shrimp boats are docked at the Crazy Crab Seafood restaurant in Hilton Head South Carolina.  They trawl for shrimp from May to December and all the shrimp they catch is used at the restaurant. 52 more words

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Peaceable Co-existence

Ignoring the terrified woman’s sobs, the mute swan relentlessly went at their pedal boat, and chased the two women completely off the water.

“I am never, ever going out on this lake again!” she shrieked between sobs, as they beached the two-man boat.

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Who Needs a Time Machine?

1835 seems only a split-second ago.

There are moments on the water when time falls away. This dark and drizzly day was one.

The great blue heron and I had the lake to ourselves – no powerboats with big wakes disrupting the smooth glide of the kayak, no fisherman on the rock slab interfering with the heron’s fishing.

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