outer banks again for 2016

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ocracoke, look at all those birds around that ship, I used a 600 mm sigma long lens for these shots of ships

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great shots you can even see the crew, while I was watching these guys a dolphin went buy close to shore

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here is some more,

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cormorant back of fatty resturant in buxton, at a salt water marsh that leads to the sound,

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this guy I got alot of shots of, behind fattys resturant again, (if you want real honest to goodness ice cream their herseys ice cream is the bomb.)

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ah what is over there, hark, it is my imagination running wild again invisioning me living by this lighthouse where I plant a giant red wood 100 feet from it and watch it grow to full maturity and die in God’s new world where death and sin and wickedness and property taxes and man made oppression will be gone. actually your laughing at me arnt you?

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sunrise over the atlantic ocean, very pretty,

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sunrise behind the lighthouse view motel, really nice motel you get a nice clean room at a reasonable price off season.

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remember this plant from past posts? this was behind the falcon motel which is now in disrepair and being sold (the fence is damage by thepool and the pool was full of debris and stuff) now look at it after hurricane matthew

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poor plant was so pretty now it is destroyed from the salt water flooding.

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we fished on this soundside peir we were actually on our way to the aquarium when we came across this (and we also came across the visitor center for alligator river refuge and pea island refuge and allthe cool stuff they had inthere plus a gift shop which I naturally bought some pretty things there ) I did not catch anything but it allowed my husband to show me how to cast and now when something has the bait stuff like that.

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bodie lighthouse,

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my hubby fishing ocracoke island.  this is all for now.

 

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the bog again

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dont know the name of this floewr pretty no?

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black eye susan?

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wider view

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those are milkweed and thistle growing to gether it was actually prettier in person.

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some kind of jimsome weed maybe wild morning glories.

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some kind of white oak possibly?

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this is all for now hope you enjoy (springfield bog in akron ohio)

summer plants

what summer is complete with out hot temps and plenty of beautiful plants and crittors.  this time of year is my favorite for the amount of plants and birds that are beautiful active and pleasurable to watch. never get tired of them.

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my new dawn is finally bouncing back after that stupid cold winter two years ago. this winter was mild and did not hurt any of my plants.

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this rambler spread even more and is now blooming it’s head off. wonderful plant.

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new dawn over all view

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topaz jewel rose is actually a medium yellow but the glare makes it hard to see

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gold flame honeysuckle pretty and smells wonderful.

the magnolia vine was at a park. some of the other flowers are too.

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my hummingbird vine I just love it I have two and they rae covering my trellises fast. I have better pictures but this is what I hd on my computer at this time.

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this is the cutting from tony’s moms old garden rose I say it is a damask or mix as the fregrance if very very strong, the plant is taking a long time to get going as this is its third year and has not grown much guess cuttings take a while.

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this was also at the park. beautiful, wait until the flowers bloom at the bog part last week I went and they were not blooming yet, the purple and yellow coneflower, milkweed, ironweed joe pye weed when they do I plan on going there to take lots of pictures.

this is all I am posting right now, so enjoy.

documentary lets make money

just watched this documentary, decided to do a  review, and commentary, you know this is a sorry world, when people are more concerned about getting rich quick and not care about the conseqences of that desire, I mean it was aweful, one guy speaking about the benefits to all from globalization, but when you examine the evidence you see that is a lie, the enviroment was in disaster, the people working hard all day for a dollar or two a day, living back up against waters that are filthy with trash and pollution,  it was terrible.

they interviewed many of the workers like in africa working in the cotton fields and they said they are being forced to work due to debts. I am thinking to myself you dont have anything what debts could you possibly have. then it dawned on me they are being forced to pay taxes for loans the government took out that they never benefitted from. what a oppressive injustice. they said they need foreign currency to buy things and  must toil to get it.

this was repeated in many countries of africa and india. I understand a desire to profit off of ventures but I dont understand doing it by exploiting people who are very poor and desperate and their  governments who are helpless to protect them because they are under the empires thumb. remember the economic hitman? he explained how nations are forced to take on loans (Otherwise they are killed or prevented from doing business on the world market sound familiar?)then are forced to use most of the loans to build infrastruture that benefits the corporations so they can extract resources at rock bottom prices. now that to me is predatory.  this is how you shift the liabilities of business to others you force loans on them then force them to use said loans for projects the corporations would of done themselves and then expect them to repay the loans with interest, now this is more than evil this is wicked. satanic. only a satan worshipper would do such a thing.

then they turn a blind eye stating they aer better off now then before, I beg to differ, their own greed blinds them to the harm/injustice/violence they are doing to their fellow man, they really deserve whatever rebuke Jehovah decides to dish out. they are forced to pay back these loans and the investors and wealthy creeps have the audacity to hide their  money in off shore accounts to escape their fair share of taxes (after all they are gaining more benefits from the infrastruture property protections and such then the average taxpayer.) I mean 30 percent is not an unfair tax for accruing wealth that was made possible by the people, infrastruture and government protection. that would allow gov to use the funds to clean the enviorment and provide basic services to the people who themselves cannot afford them like medicine, food, decent water to drink you know luxuries like this.

this is how God views the Anglo american world power, it comes out of the earth (already established stable looking organization in this case government)

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this earth beast has lamb horns, (appears meek and mild and non aggressive) but speaks as a dragon, bullies any nation that doens’t conform to it’s wishes. it bullies nations so it can exploit it’s resources in a predatory way. it has no feelings for the conseqences to the sheep of the world. predators have a bad conetation in the bible, sheep have a good one, in that they aer meek mild non aggressive vegetarians who do not try to parasite or attack and eat others, (as in rob them of their life liberty or property). This earth beast is found in revelation 13:11-14.

predators feed off the productive those who do all the work and gain allthe benefits to themselves. think of a dinosaur or lion he has no concern that you took care of yourself or provided all the labor/materials for your life, a predator takes it by force. their only concern is to take what you have in the case of some poor hadrosarus it is its flesh the t-rex wants. in the cases of sheep it is your wool, and a pound of flesh.

So if people who exploit people like this think they are heros or smart and are not going to suffer for what they are doing they are sadly mistaken. Nothing escapes God’s notice and just because he doenst intervent as quickly or in the way you expect doens’t mean he doesn’t know what your doing, and just because he has not brought punishment right away doens’t mean he approves of what people do.

And dont think because your not the one actually commiting these atrocities shown in the video that doesn’t excuse you from responsiblity for it if your activly involved in get rich schemes that involved giving funds to the companies and managers who actually do this. Jehovah can read hearts and he knows what it is you love. if it is love of this world and it’s goals and ambitions then your on the wrong track. he will not allow predators in his new world so lets learn what his will is for us and do it so we can be in that new world. after all you cant have a paradise if we dont cooperate with the moral laws god’s gives us that will make this possible. if people were united in the same line of thought with regards to right and wrong conduct then predatory behavior would not exist and so no human would be oppressed or enslaved. 1 John 2:15-17 .”… the world is passing away and so is its desire but he that does the will of God will live forever.”

Something to think about.

 

 

spring 2015 outer banks 2

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mocking birds

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pretty yellow flowers, dont know what they are.

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another plant,

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lets hit the trail, buxton woods by the lighthouse.

did I mention the wind whipping off the ocean was as cold as ice,literally. lol

 

dinosaurs

hi gang did not go to the outer banks this time but did get to the cleveland musuem first time ever there. they had the saropods and other dinos there. here are a few pictures I got.

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saropod leg. wow what a big crittor they were.

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terrorbird said to run down animals bigger than themselves, sorry guys I find this hard to believe, in fact I am more inclined to believe they ate fruit and small animals that could swallow whole. mans imagineation is wonderful and all but it should never replace logic and evidence.

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now I ask you what possible use could thos long canines serve? they would get in the way of biting and tearing and eating.

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get bit by him, OUCH!

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terrifying angle aint it? lol, looks like the alligator in the backround is yelling LOOK OUT!

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well that is it for now.  enjoy.

outer banks spring 2015 continued

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where are all the waves? here I sit and contemplate what would happen if while I wait for a wave a great white shark bites me, ouch!!!!! lol

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hahahahahahahahahha gulls.

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trees trees beautiful to see for you and me.

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hubby hubby and I fishing, well him anyway, wondering when the ice cicles will form on our faces as the wind off the ocean is cold enough to sink titanic 2, yikes!!!

cape hattaras light house

never get tired of lighthouses, just something about them i cant explain.

Hope your enjoying my brief trip to the outer banks in april, if you hate the cold wait until middle of may to risk going there.

GHISLAINE DE FERGONDE

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added this today so you can see the color changes of this same rose. awesome rose. liking it more and more.

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wanted you to see the yellowing. it is hard to see the true color from a picture.

this is called ghislaine de fergidone (not spelled right Iknow) this is its second year. it is a rambler, you can see I had trouble getting the colors to really show because the whiter flowers were glaring so much.the flowers actually start out apricot lighten to pinkish then to whitish when in full sun. the ones in full color opened up over night hence escaping the suns diluting affect. I just bought another since this rose surprised me. I only wrapped it in four or five layers of burlap for winter protection also tied it up in fencing to keep it from whipping around in the winds. did not have hardly any die back at all and for my area that is a surprise. itis very beautiful and hopfully will grow to cover the little fence I have it on, I want it to grow horizontaly along the fence to border the bed I have there. even my husband is impressed it was he who pushed me to buy another one. I give this rose a five star for hardiness, beauty, keeping clean leaves, number of buds and roses on it and over all vigor. in ne ohio where I live roses need to be tough. this one so far has proven to be tough and beautiful at the same time.

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spiral staircase cape hattaras light house.

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snake in brackish water right off the esturary.

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laughing gulls (they do sound like they are laughing all the time)

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comorant fishing behind the hotel,

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rough ocean,

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pea island bird sancturary, by the way I seen more birds behind the motel and at the beach then I do here, wonder why they call it a bird santurary when birds seldom stay here long enough to be photographed. the most birds I seen here was when we went right after hurricane irene.

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a cormorant that swam by me and when he went under the water I headed for my camara already set up and before I could aim to shoot he took off this is all I could get trying to follow him with a long lens.

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water way behind the hotel where I set up my camara and chair and got alot of good pictures, tried to take some pictures of gulls but they would fly overhead to fast for me to aim my long lens. maybe next time. I have more pictures will post some again soon. I hope.