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Friday, September 21, 2012

A September Sunday

The following photo essay depicts an early morning hike and swim  on Sunday last. I hiked down our mountain, along with two of my favorite gals (and two favorite wee guys),  for a quick dip in Okanagan Lake. The experience was a little bit of everything: sun and moon, light and dark, warm and cold, wet and dry. Thought for sure the hike back up would warm us up--had to do it bare foot to keep my toes from remaining blue and numb. The water was warm enough but without direct sun overhead, one never really dries off or warms up...

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Lake Okanagan  8 a.m.
Frernando waits for Pip to get into her bathing suit.
Tabby Cat (in her new short hair cut)  is the first one in the lake.
Sister love.
Pablo wants out of the water and into the forest.
Fernando, "I'm done. I've had enough lake for the day."--his paws barely damp.
Sisters explore.
Fernando and Pip.
Pablo and Tabby Cat.
Wait for me Tabby!

Pip, testing the water to see if she should change into a Mermaid or not bother.
Mom, come swim with me--let's be mermaids.
Get in here Fernando! Still waiting for the merdog to get his paws wet...
Time to climb back up the mountain for breakfast. Wait for us Tabby Cat and Pablo!

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2 Comments:

Blogger The Middle Aged Lady who lived in a shoe... said...

Those are absolutely beautiful pictures!

September 27, 2012 at 9:37 PM  
Blogger M.M. said...

Thank-you!

September 28, 2012 at 8:56 AM  

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