Monday, January 02, 2017

Serene Scenery Monday -- or -- What We Did On Sunday

Hello, everyone!  It's me, Cammie!  I hope everyone had a wonderful New Year's Day!  We went out on an adventure, and I thought I'd tell you about it today!

We all piled into the HR-V, fastened our seat-belts, then headed down the road.  As we were about to get onto I-70, we saw a beautiful sunrise:

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Sunrise!

We went through a lot of country that looked like this:

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Kansas through the HR-V window

Isn't our adopted home state beautiful?  Speaking of beautiful -- check this out:

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Snow clouds?!?

We thought it looked like snow clouds ahead!  Sadly, they weren't -- or at least the snow never made it to the ground.

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"Rats!"
"Bum.  Mer."

Despite that huge disappointment, we continued on and landed here:

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Quivira National Wildlife Refuge!

Yes, Quivira National Wildlife Refuge, also known as Mom's happy place.  Here's a look at the Little Salt Marsh:

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The LSM

And here is one of the little ponds:

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Park Smith Lake, Quivira NWR

Mom and Dad saw all kinds of wonderful birdies!  Mom hasn't even started processing her photos - I just took the ones off her iPhone for today's post.  I mean, she GAVE them to me, it's not like I took them.

Speaking of giving things to me, at one of our rest-stops, Mom and Dad had sandwiches.

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"Look into my eyes ..."

Correction - we ALL had sandwiches!  Plus, Maggie and I had treats and water!

On the way home, we saw a little "fun with hay bales" in a farmer's field:

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Hay bale snowman

Maybe it's just me, but I would change their sign to "Hay, Merry Christmas".  Wouldn't you?  Ha roo woo roo!

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"Oh, Cam.... seriously?"

Well, Mom thought it was funny.

Anyway, that's our big New Year's Day adventure!  We'll let you know when Mom's birdie pix are up!

Cammie!

14 comments:

  1. Hay Merry Christmas for sure!! we like that
    What a fun trip you 4 had. You always find the nicest places to travel for birding.
    Hugs madi and mom

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  2. That looked like it was a great adventure!

    Your Pals,

    Murphy & Stanley

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  3. The hale bale snowman is awesome! What a fun trip for New Year's Day!

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  4. We were hoping you spotted some snow headed your way and our way!!! What's up with this dreary damp drizzly day??? No fun for us outdoor Sibes.

    Happy New Year.

    Woos - Lightning and Misty

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  5. Cammie. WE like your hay jokes :) we love your adventures at your wildlife refuges and look forward to the birdie pics!

    pip, smidgen, minnie, hollie, sharpie, ditto

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  6. You both look beyond excited ;)
    DakotasDen

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  7. The hay bale snowman is pretty cute! You were up and in the car almost to I-70 before sunrise? What?

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  8. Awww. We are so sorry you didn't get snow. But everything else was pretty doggone neat.

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  9. Too bad those clouds weren't dropping snow. At least it ended with some blue sky.

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  10. BOL! You are so funnies! Sorry abouts the lack of the white fluffy stuffs gurls, I hopes you gets some soon and can do some CROG properly! BOL
    LOVES all the shots! They are pawsome and I knows your peeps gave you a taste of their foodables....right?
    Kisses,
    Ruby ♥

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  11. We thought about you today...we had a little bit of snowy stuff here!!

    We can't wait to see your Mama's birdy pictures!
    Smileys!
    Dory, Jakey, Arty & Bilbo

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  12. WE have more than enough snow - you can have some of ours
    hugs
    Mr Bailey, Hazel & Mabel

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  13. What a fun trip! And how nice of your pawrents to bring sandwiches for you.

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  14. Some buddy looks bored BOL. Yes, Hay Merry Christmas is perfect
    Happy New Year
    Lily & Edward

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