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4/23/18

First Walk

Adventure Location: Decatur, Alabama
Adventure Date: April 23, 2018
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It was our first time through the nearest path leading to the huge amount of paths in the park since our last visit last year. It was like an old friend welcoming us back.



Sure enough shortly down the path the pictures started calling to us to capture an image of them. We attempted to oblige and culled many pictures for the few shown tonight. Yep this area abounds in photo opportunities. This small swamp called to us in an enticing way and we were rewarded with a nice picture.



It was not very long before a beautiful white flower attracted us over to it. Spring is just now getting going around here so maybe we will get lots of flower pictures over the next month or so.



The OFM Photography Team meandered on around and down a short trail to the bridge over the slough. Yep there it was another neat picture of the turtle parade.


 They apparently had been practicing for us because all of them held really still until the shutter clicked. then the meandered off to take care of their business whatever it was.

And just as we could see the rain shower coming our way these neat flowers appeared out of nowhere for our pleasure (or to delay us for the rain to catch up).



Those are some very nice flowers. Maybe we can catch them another day in the sunlight instead of the gray light rain. We will be watching.

This is the second day of significant rain around here and the river is rising. We are watching for flood trouble but hoping it will not show up. Flooding gets in the way of trying to have tooooo much fun.

7 comments:

  1. You sure snuck up on those turtles! I see them where they're splashing back into the water.. :-)

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  2. So green and pretty flowers.

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  3. Nice pictures. I do not think I have ever seen so many turtles in one place.

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  4. I love the turtles; wonder if they have some sort of hierarchy - like who gets the end spot, etc., or is it first come, first served?

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  5. Love your photos, especially, the turtles! I feel a painting coming on.

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  6. From drought to possible flood in just a few days! Thanks for bringing us along.

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