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PostPosted: Mon Dec 24, 2018 8:09 pm 
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We have the famous Black Squirrels of Kent State, fwiw.

https://www.artarmory.com/kent/squirrel.html

(I wish Kent State was more well-known for that.)

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 Post subject: Re: Nature Pics
PostPosted: Mon Dec 24, 2018 8:17 pm 
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Lol!

Our view from our hike yesterdayImage

Plus, we got to see a bobcat, sitting in the middle of a field!


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 Post subject: Re: Nature Pics
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Where are you hiking? The landscape is stunning.

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Wilder Ranch State Park, here in Santa Cruz! A trail that I have not personally done before but that Beth has often run and is actually primarily a mountain bike trail, which winds up a hill that looks out over Monterey Bay (that is Monterey in the distance across the water).

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 Post subject: Re: Nature Pics
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:salmon: (for the bobcat picture) :P

That does look lovely! I am missing beautiful landscapes. Thankfully, I'm going to Hawaii in less than a month.

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Wave when you pass over us!

Which island are you going to (not that it matters; they are all beautiful)?

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Wow. Awesome, Lali!!

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I will wave! I'm going to Kauai and Maui. I am very excited about this!

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Awesome! My favorite islands (particularly Kauai). I'm excited for you!

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I will gladly take any and all suggestions for things to see or do or places to eat.

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I'll give it some thought and get back to you.

Here's our view from our hike today, at Big Basin State Park.ImageImage

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Beautiful! And what perfect weather, too.

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Yes, it was a quite a beautiful day! A little hazy out towards Monterey, but as bright a blue as you could imagine around here.

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That big tall tree is one house over from my inlaws, and has at least one eagle’s nest in it. My daughter informed me that it was an eagle, not a hawk because of the markings on its wings. We see 2-3 of these eagles circling the blue sky everyday.

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Pretty smart, that daughter of yours! (Must be the good genes :love:).

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:love: Very neat!

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At the lion safari at a reserve:

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Ooooooh. Very cool!

(It makes me want to post a picture of something boring, like a squirrel, though. :P Just like a, "Hey, look at the wildlife around me!")

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(It makes me want to post a picture of something boring, like a squirrel, though. Just like a, "Hey, look at the wildlife around me!")


That reminds me of this really cool family of little feathered dinasours that hangs out around my office building. :)Image

I :love: them.

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Oh, yes!!! You should love them! Sandhills? They fly over in large flocks as they migrate, and they make the neatest sound.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EckKXUersb8


The smaller feathered dinosaurs at work yesterday were very alarmed by (and vocal about) the larger feathered dinosaur perched at the top of a tree, hunting them. :D

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