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Thursday, April 29, 2010

For the Love of Snails

Early this morning I went for a run with Fernando. For some reason I was drawn to try a new trail--one I never take in the mornings. I believe this is the reason why: the most beautiful orange and yellow snails, trying to cross the trail. The snails are native to the Okanagan and have about an inch radius. They are so beautiful. I ran home and burst through the door to grab my camera and shouted "field trip!" Pip was still asleep and my two big girls in their jammies. They threw on rubber boots and piled in the van. We arrived back at the trail in time to see the beautiful snails (they are slow movers luckily).
I love nothing more than tromping through wilderness and photographing wild life! I am so looking forward to completing my thesis so I can return to painting life.
I had a great time at Zumba again. I was born to dance. I LOVE dancing, always have.
Busy night: piano x2, soccer pics, date night (yay!) and preparing for Friday night's movie/pizza party Mist is throwing for all her newly shorn friends.
 Gotta get to work...

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7 Comments:

Blogger Miranda said...

honey, you got more than one spp there..

April 29, 2010 at 11:54 AM  
Blogger Melissa Mix Hart said...

spp--I'm deciding between the abreviation for super-poke-pets or species...hmm...

April 29, 2010 at 12:47 PM  
Blogger Sandra said...

I agree, the snails look beautiful. Such colorful shells!

April 29, 2010 at 3:04 PM  
Blogger Johan said...

Escargots sur la route de Melissa. Bon appetit!

April 30, 2010 at 12:54 AM  
Blogger Melissa Mix Hart said...

I'd have to be a starving and lost in the forest to dine on those beauties;)

April 30, 2010 at 2:03 PM  
Blogger Johan said...

Aren't you?

April 30, 2010 at 10:02 PM  
Blogger Anemone said...

nice... but i am BLOGING AGAIN!!!!

May 5, 2010 at 6:38 PM  

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