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... and a plume of darker feathers running down their chests. In the Eurasian birds exhibit, there were many different species of duck. The red-crested pochard were really cool looking, with big orange feathers on their heads, looking like some wild slicked-back hairdo. Continuing on, we stopped at the flamingo exhibit to see the Chilean and lesser flamingos, and right past this exhibit was the Eurasian eagle-owls. A pair of these owls were ...
The day has finally arrived when Johnnie and I are off to Australia. We have both been up since 5:30 this morning with very little sleep. The anticipation of such an adventure and being so far from home made sleep sporadic at best. As I type this, Kitty is literally in between my arms. I believe she knows something is up. This is the first year ever I will have not been home for Christmas. As exciting as this is going to be, it is sad knowing I won't ...
T'was the night before take off when all through the house,
all the creatures were stirring even ourselves.
Johnnie is crazy and I'm following suit.
Kitty is thinking, "Can't wait to give them the boot. The stockings are hung and a decorated tree. My oh my, an adventure for me!!!!"
The suitcases are packed, well sort of, and all our technology too.
We'll take lot of pictures of kangaroos.
What a miserable place!
It's hot as hell, the water in the pool looks like someone poured milk into it, and there is nothing to do in the area.
This is our own fault. We completely spaced about the holiday weekend and this was the ONLY place we could find available anywhere near where we want to go next.
Boo for us.
We completely understand why this place is for ...
... with big trucks weaving through the traffic to keep it interesting. Once we got into North Carolina the elevation flattened out and the greenery picked up along the interstate so it was almost like a shaded tunnel. When we got to Durham, the traffic really picked up as it was 5 pm and everyone was on the way home. This was the exact perfect time for the rain and lightning kicked in, forcing us to cower under a bridge ...