Today I decided that I have cooped up for too long. A person only gets so many perfect August afternoons in a lifetime so it would be foolish to waste it. I grabbed my camera and set out on what was supposed to be a short walk. At least that was the plan. once I started walking I started seeing more and more wonderful things so I kept going until I couldn’t. When that happened I sat by the creek and rested in the company of a wonderful green heron. After a while I was ready to walk back to my car.
It was good to be back outside again.

Today I decided that I have cooped up for too long. A person only gets so many perfect August afternoons in a lifetime so it would be foolish to waste it. I grabbed my camera and set out on what was supposed to be a short walk. At least that was the plan. once I started walking I started seeing more and more wonderful things so I kept going until I couldn’t. When that happened I sat by the creek and rested in the company of a wonderful green heron. After a while I was ready to walk back to my car.

It was good to be back outside again.

I hit the road before 4AM to bead the Northern Virginia traffic.

The drive was longer and harder then I anticipated. I am still in a lot of pain and my strength is far from 100%. To make things easier I stopped at Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge and the Salisbury Zoo. Both places always leave me feeling refreshed and inspired.

I am settled in at my old home in Crisfield. Simca the feral alley-cat is watching me carefully. Once the pain meds kick in I should be able to get some rest.

Amy and I spent a busy weekend on the Eastern Shore visiting my folks. We jammed with old and new friends, visited Assateague National SeashoreBlackwater National Wildlife Refuge and the Salisbury Zoo. Dear Old Dad and I managed to record new episodes of Keys to the Highway and … well, to be honest I am plumb worn out.

The seagulls seemed happy to have me back for a visit :)

I’m going to go take a nap. I’ll post more pictures in a few days.

God bless,
-Patrick

A lovely afternoon visit to Blackwater with Amy.