Monday at the River ~ A Photo Essay

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Some of you know that last week found me in Panama City, Florida and then Auburn/Opelika, Alabama.

This week, Monday to be exact, I was in Florida on the Wakulla River.  I went over to my sister’s house and to enjoy some time and then we went to the boat ramp in hopes of seeing manatee.

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Needless to say with temperatures in the high 90s – low 100s, the river water was very refreshing.  It did take a moment to get accustomed to since it is only 68 degrees.  Some of the children eased into it, while others just took a leap.

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The water was a welcomed relief to the heat and soon treasure hunting became top priority.

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We didn’t see any manatee, but other wildlife was out in force.  There was a butterfly that kept us company and flittered around…

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Grasshoppers were sunning…

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Dragonflies were searching for their mates…

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And this little guy came upon the minnow in hopes of a good meal.  Don’t worry I kept an eye out for his mama or daddy and thankfully neither showed up.

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We gave him his space and he gave the mermaids and mermen their space.

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Enjoying the beauty of the area and…

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Seeing the smiles & hearing the laughter of those we love is a great way to spend any day…

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And just wait till you see what we did Tuesday!

 

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