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Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Beachin' It In Sunny NH


Because yesterday was a perfectly good beach day I packed up my things and left the pet sitting world behind for a few hours


and while I was relaxing and soaking up the rays I also did some sightseeing



 and this Herring Gull was the first of my sightings. Wouldn't it be nice to have his carefree life, day after day?


and then I met this Royal Tern twosome who were busy watching the surf



and I met a few very busy Baird's Sandpipers



and I watched these tiny Sanderlings wade in the ocean


and I watched the many surfers benefit from the Hurricane Earl waves. From what I understand, the waves might possibly be as tall as 8 feet by the end of this week!



After spending 5 hours at the beach it was time to take my sandy, toasty self home so I could tend to my furry friends, my overworked fiance', and my own 4-legged children. I am glad I finally got a good dose of sunshine and sightseeing and I hope you find some time to do the same today!

24 comments:

  1. awwwww, those are nice pictures......

    you ARE as nice as you sound.....any chance you may want to doggie sit meeeeeeee as i'm looking for a permanent mumster...

    tiffy
    pee ess: i'm unlike my sister as i don't like to wear clothes so i'm not so high maintenance

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  2. Awwww what beautiful birds!! They're lovely!! And what a stunning beach! Glad you had a great time - it's so good to be able to relax and get away from it all every so often!

    I hope you and everyone there are safe from the hurricane!

    Take care
    x

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  3. Sounds like you had a wonderful afternoon. Mulligan appreciated you cutting your beach day short.

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  4. OMD! Mom and dad has stayed at da Dunes Motel right across da street from deres. :)

    Woofs and Licks,
    Maggie Mae

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  5. Sounds like a perfect way to get away from it all. Amazing waves - I sure hope that big storm isn't headed for us.. they keep talking about it!

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  6. Looks like a relaxing day. Now you are all reenergized.

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  7. Those are great pictures! And it sounds like it was a great day at the beach - and good that you got there before Earl got too close! It sounds like it was just a nice, fun, relaxing day!

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  8. Oh what marvelous fotos of them birdies.
    Yes, I do need to takes more time fur myself...bwhahahahahaha!
    Glad you had a wonderful day!

    Puddles

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  9. What a great way to spend the day! Did the gulls steal anyone's lunch while they were swimming?

    Love ya lots
    Maggie and Mitch

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  10. Thanks for stopping by! Happy WW! Great gull shots!

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  11. Sounds like a terrific day. Love the pictures. Wish I had a beach.

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  12. Thank you so much for taking a peek at my day of R & R! If I could've brought my coonhound with me it would've been a bonus but next time I am going to find a beach where dogs are allowed and then that'll be another fun post to blog about! Stay tuned for a "Daisy Barks at The Beach" post!
    April

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  13. Woof! Woof! Glad you enjoyed your day at the beach. Perfect way to end SUMMER ... Lots of Golden Woofs, Sugar

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  14. It looks like a wonderful day! Great pictures!!!! Lots of love, Debbie and Holly

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  15. Great way to recharge the batteries.

    XXXOOO Daisy, Kendra & Bella

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  16. That looks like a great way to spend the day to me!

    Bunny

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  17. What a GREAT day! Love all the pics! Thank you for sharing!

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  18. Hurricane Earl will hit here Nova Scotia on Sat pm. Fingers crossed that he doesn't leave behind a mess like Hurricane Juan in 2003.
    Your day at the beach looks great!

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  19. Is there anything better than a play hookie mental health day!
    Benny & Lily

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  20. Sounds like you had a wonderful day at the beach! Beautiful birdies shots!

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  21. Looks like you had a wonderful day! Thanks for stopping by and visiting me!! I am your newest follower!

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