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Sunday, February 15, 2009

Wednesday I leave for 8 days in Florida.
Saturday I had a pedicure and manicure and I've dug out my sandals.
I am so ready to go.
While it was cold today the sun was shining and it was a beautiful day
for snapping some pictures with our new camera.
This is Irondequoit Bay from the Bay Bridge. The little dots out on the ice are ice fisherman. I went ice fishing once and never again.
On the shore of Lake Ontario.

A couple looking for treasure on the beach.


I love this bridge although it's prettier in the summer with leaves on the trees.




This is a little inlet by the boat launch where the swans, Canadian geese and ducks hang out in the open water.



Did you know that swans mate for life? These birds made me think of a book I read to my fifth grade class a few years ago, The Trumpet of the Swan by E.B. White.





6 comments:

S said...

I hope you have an awesome time in Florida.and think of all of us still in the north country freezing our behinds off! :)
can't wait to see pix of florida. The pix you posted today are gorgeous.

Gman said...

well um, just a weather update...it is raining and 50 degrees in Florida right now...they didnt even make it through the darned race today.....oh well I guess being that the temperature is in positive numbers will be a consolation.....10 day forcast says 3 days of rain an nothing over 70 degrees...I guess thats better than New York....

Craze said...

Florida? I'm so jealous! I wish I had a reason to get a pedicure and pull out my sandals. What great pictures!

Summer said...

Gman, you can rain on my parade if you'd like but I always have an umbrella with me. ;)

Kitten Herder said...

I'm truly jealous. You better post some pictures of that lovely warm environ when you get back from this trip.

Gman said...

Not raining on your parade-it rained on my race!!!!!watch out for the jelly fish and oh yes the spring break migration starts in two weekswhat a fun trip that used to be.....