Yesterday, I had time to take an hour and a half hike in Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge. It was a cool and cloudy day, but the effort of walking was such that I stripped off my fleece after a while. It was also still warm enough that I saw the noses of a few turtles poking from the water's surface like a submarine's periscope.
First, I hiked along the bay, spying on a little group of American coots as they swam away in formation.
memorial to Richard McCormick Hodge. It is nice to know something about this young man, who died way too young. Here is a view of his memorial from a little distance so that you can see the pond behind it.
here is one of them) features - I hiked back to the access road and along the marsh to the observatory blind. Like is often so, there were no animals to see this time. Other times, I can hit the jackpot! So I decided to head to the beach with the short amount of time before dusk. It is a beautiful beach, backed by nice dunes,
The Ones Who are Gone
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