Saturday, September 15, 2012

Off on a Safari!

Ha roo, pups and cool cats!  It's me, Zim!  A few days ago, Mom announced that she was heading out on a safari to do some shooting - and asked if I'd like to come along.  It sounded a bit unusual ... but hey, I'm always game (ha roo, "game" to go on a safari -- get it?) so I jumped at the chance for some adventure!

We headed to the high ground near our water tower and started looking around.

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The sky was as blue and clear as a sky can get and the winds were calm at about 10 mph.  It was the perfect day for our hunt.  I thought I saw what we were after already, but looked around a little more.

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Yep!  There were some practically under our noses!  I pounced quickly, as Mom got ready to shoot!

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"Right here, Mom!  There are some right here!"

Did I mention we were on a Sunflower Safari?  And Mom was shooting pix with her Nikon?  Ha roo!  Now that's my kind of a hunt!

We saw some other wildflowers, too.

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"You like these ones, Mom?"

We stumbled onto some small, yellow straw-looking wildflowers; I told Mom I'd snoof out some more for her.

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"Look, Mom!  It's a whole sea of those little yellow flowers!"

Sure, some people call them "weeds", but it's all in your outlook, isn't it?

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"These are some mighty pretty wildflowers, if you ask me!"

After Mom shot a bunch of those, we went in search of more sunflowers.

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"BINGO!"

Have I mentioned the wild sunflowers will grow just about anywhere in Kansas!??!  Even in cracks in the roads!

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"Hey, Mom!  You should get a shot of these!"

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"Oh.  You're trying?  OK, knock yourself out."

Mom asked me to move for some reason.  I have no idea why!

We checked out a lot more sunflowers:

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"Mom!  Check these ones out!"

...then wrapped things up and headed home.  It was a GREAT safari!

I'll share the pix of the flowers with you tomorrow for Serene Scenery Sunday!  They're guaranteed to put a smile on your face!  Until then - good hunting, everyone!

Play bows,
Zim

14 comments:

  1. Happy hunting to you too. I had a couple of mad squiggle chases today. Have a great Saturday and see you for Serene Sunday.
    Best wishes Molly

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  2. You founds lots of beautiful sunflowers!
    And the little ones are beautiful too!
    Happy Saturday!
    Kisses and hugs
    Lorenza

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  3. You sure found a lot of flowers on your safari. Can't wait to see more pictures tomorrow.

    Cindy

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  4. Mom said she was amazed when she and Miss DeLynn drove through Kansas - there were SEAS of sunflowers. that was a good safari!!

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  5. My Mommy goes crazy kuckoo head for sunflowers so she loved your safari. You did a good job of hunting.
    We are looking forward to more pictures
    Loveys Sasha

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  6. That's our kind of safari!

    Sam

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  7. What a fun safari! Those are pretty short sunflowers, though. The ones I'm used to are taller than Momma!

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  8. I like your safari adventure! And MOM chuckled through the whole thing. And so you know, I do not call them weeds, I call them beautiful.
    Blessings,
    Goose

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  10. What a great find, Zim! The sunflowers are so cheerful!

    Love ya lots,
    Mitch and Molly

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  11. A safari adventure! Glad we were tagging along
    Benny & Lily

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  12. You get to go on the greatest adventures!

    Huffs

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  13. Safari hunting looks like a lot of fun.

    The silvers and more

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