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Category Archives: Flora & Fauna
I must have been gardening pretty hard out today because I broke my old faithful trowel. The handle snapped clean off. That was the end of my time in the garden for the foreseeable future. I came inside and husband … Continue reading
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Sequoia National Park.
‘Big trees’ proclaimed the sign. I’ve never known Americans to be understated. Those sequoias are big. Bigger than the Empire State. Bigger than 50 blue whales joined end to end. Bigger than the Titanic. (Not sure if my heart is … Continue reading
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Zion in detail.
Mormons were the first European settlers to live in the area. The Zion museum has many interesting artifacts including this book that tickled my fancy: Zion Lodge opened in 1923 and many of the trails visitors walk today are the … Continue reading
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The Great Temple of Eternity.
Zion National Park was our playground today. In a word: spectacular!
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Our first frost.
I hope I never get tired of the wonders & the beauty that Mother Nature creates. Today we woke to our first frost in the new home. It was a stunner. </a Now the sun is out and the frost … Continue reading
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Today wasn’t all about me and my gastronomical delights. This summer I have been supplying the bird life in my garden with a regular supply of fruit. Anything from bananas, mandarins, oranges, apples & pears. Anything that will stay on … Continue reading
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Crazy Cat Lady.
“I love cats. I love every kind of cat. I just want to hug all them but I can’t. I can’t hug every cat. ” Those of you who are truly #CrazyCatLadies like me will recognise the quote above from … Continue reading
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Today we jumped on the bike and took a ride to Takaka to visit friends who are staying at a B&B there. They had a stunning location looking out over an inlet with a wrap around deck that was lined … Continue reading
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We drove through the rain to get to Motueka. Our wet weather gear was thoroughly put to the test. It passed with flying colours. Driving the Buller Gorge was exciting, the river looks like a chocolate milkshake with chocolate logs … Continue reading
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After a long ride of 380 ks with an accidental detour that added 40 ks when ‘Emma’ our co-pilot live device tried to take us down a short cut over a gravel road (I don’t think so Emma!) we crossed … Continue reading
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