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’twas the morning before…

December 24, 2016

a clear, crispy morning

p1110033and a walk on the beach

p1110041the incoming tide

p1110046deposits bull kelp

which can grow to a length of 115 feet/35 metres

it creates an underwater forest, providing a home for many creatures

and yes, it can be eaten

p1110052crab fishermen are checking their pots

p1110057on the bluff overlooking the beach, you can see the city

p1110056the Garry oaks form a unique habitat

p1110062lichen is abundant

p1110060growing on the rocks up through the mossp1110071on Cattle point the gulls gather

p1110068and gossip

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9 Comments leave one →
  1. December 24, 2016 12:20 pm

    A beautiful morning!

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  2. emilysuzanna permalink
    December 24, 2016 7:53 pm

    Lovely walk you led us on…thank you, Jean, and the very best of the season to you! πŸŽ„β˜€οΈβ­οΈπŸ’“

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  3. December 25, 2016 3:29 am

    I love it when the weather allows a good walk around Christmas! SO windy here today–I think I’ll stay in! Have a delightful and relaxing day, Jean!

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    • December 25, 2016 8:14 am

      Kerry – have a lovely, restful day – stitching by the fire – with no advent blog to write.

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      • December 26, 2016 3:31 am

        It was quite lovely, having no advent blog to write! πŸ˜‰

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  4. vdbolyard permalink
    December 25, 2016 11:11 am

    i love your walks along your ocean.

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