Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Sunrise


We had a day that was forecast as not going all the way to 90 so we decided to get up at 5:30,  pack up the dogs and head to the beach. That's iced coffee btw. I'm a new convert. That's a bandaid on my thumb. Of course I got a nasty cut on the last few days of the Tour. Of course.



It sounded like a good idea but we didn't factor in the sun. It was coming up over the water and it felt like we were under a magnifying glass.



 We haven't been down to the water since the dog days descended upon us.



 Everything looked overgrown.



It was a jungle out there.


 This is the mermaid sculpture in Sunrise Park. The Big Grand is scared of it. Me too.



 Back at home I have a few blooms to show off.



My impatiens all rotted from the stem last year by this time. I hope this year they are keepers. It's nice to have a bit of color here and there.

7 comments:

  1. I have heard how hot it is there. We've been blessed with just a bit of a cool down, BUT, and it's a big thing, at least we don't have any humidity to speak of here. Sorry about your cut. We both seem to be a bit accident prone. :-). Pretty flowers and I hope they continue to do well this year.
    Blessings,
    Betsy

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  2. My favorite time to go to the beach - early, early a.m. Everything looks so lush there! And that mermaid sculpture is just plain weird (and scary).

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  3. Nice to see the beach even if you couldn't dwell long there. Sorry about the cut-it is a pain-on a LOT of levels! Pretty impatiens!

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  4. Yikes....that's one scary looking mermaid!

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  5. The mermaid is so so so cool!

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  6. It's been difficult to get out because of the heat - I'm not sure that the mermaid would have been inspiration - she's really kind of scary! Hope your cut heals quickly!

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  7. Oh my gosh . . . that mermaid IS scary!!! Looks like you had a lovely day to be out and about though.

    We had a good day early, but north of us they got some pretty strong thunderstorms. We just got a bit of rain.

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