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My daughter's Zoo Birthday Party

My oldest child, Miss Noemi Rose, turned 7! She loves giraffes and all animals, so she asked for a party at the zoo. We went to the… 73 more words


My sister and I meet regularly at McLoone’s Boat House, a local, waterside eatery.

We usually take a table on the patio, breathing in the clear, crisp air and watching the ducks’ and geese repetitive comings and going.

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Starfish or sea stars are star-shaped echinoderms belonging to the class Asteroidea. Common usage frequently finds these names being also applied to ophiuroids, which are correctly referred to as brittle stars or “basket stars”. 201 more words


Rehabbed Loggerhead Sea Turtle First Ever Released Into The Wild At Jersey Shore

POINT PLEASANT BEACH (CBSNewYork) – Humphrey has made history.

Humphrey is the first Loggerhead sea turtle released into the waters at the Jersey Shore following long-term rehabilitation. 359 more words


Wordless Wednesday ~ The Bird House

Scroll down to see all these beauties.  In the last photo, the bird being shy kept flying onto my purse.  I think he was trying to make an escape   :) 24 more words

Night Owl Poetry

Giraffe At New Jersey's Turtle Back Zoo Dies During Medical Procedure

WEST ORANGE, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — An 18-foot tall Masai giraffe at New Jersey’s Turtle Back Zoo has died from complications during a medical procedure.

Hodari arrived at the zoo in Essex County from South Carolina in 2015, and was one of four giraffes that were part of the zoo’s African Adventure. 154 more words