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A Photo of the Week Challenge:

This view is one of my favorites. It was taken August 14, 2014 while on vacation in Outer Bank, NC.

My father and I would get up about 5:30am every morning (this is the only time I get up that early) to watch the sunrise.

On that lucky day I was able to catch this shot.

We need to be reminded sometimes that a sunrise last but a few minutes. But its beauty can burn in our hearts eternally.“– R. A. Salvatore

Part of the Nancy Merrill Photography Photo Challenge: view.

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Wave Conqueror

My family vacation started Saturday and this year I decided to be adventurous and bring my grandson, Arai. Having a 4-year-old in a 7 hour car ride is enough to drive most people insane.  Somehow we both managed to survive and made it safely to OBX, Outer Banks North Carolina.

Arai had the pleasure of waking up at 5:30 am yesterday morning to go see the sunrise with me and Pop-pop.  He was amazed.  Although this was not the best view of a sunrise since 75% of the sun was covered by clouds, which Arai thought was a mountain.

I let him get his feet wet in the ocean but he had other plans.  When he was finished he was totally soaked from the waist down.  In this picture I am not sure what he was thinking but if I had to guess it would be that he conquered the waves.

 

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Sunrise Solitude

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Only the Tail

While on vacation two weeks ago I was able to see a “pod” of dolphins going in and out of the water.  Although this image is a bit grainy you can see the tail of the dolphin.

It was beautiful to see these creatures against the colorful sunrise.

Dolphin Tail

Dolphin Tail

 

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OBX ARRIVAL

We arrived safe and sound to OBX (Outer Banks, NC) after 357 miles which took  6.5 hours.

The home we rented is not ready yet since we got here 3 hours to soon so some of them broke out the dominoes.

Game on!

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Dominoes

 

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WP Photo Challenge: Minimalist

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I took this photo while on vacation in Outer Banks,  NC (OBX), back in August of this year.

On one of my drives to nowhere,  I came across this little beach by one of the bridges that connect the island.

While exploding the area I came across these flip flops.   Some young lady (assuming) left then on the beach.

I belive that they are a good representation of this week’s theme, Minimalist

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Bubbles and Flips

My niece Caila enjoying her turn with the bubbles.

 

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The great capture of the day.

 

 

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Little Man and His Bubbles

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The innocence of a child making new discoveries.

Morning Rise (2)

Sunrise day 2

straight from the camera, no edits or adjustments.

 

Kill Devil Hills, NC

Where is the sun?? Going to the beach for vacation you expect to have sun darn near every day.  But while on vacation in Kill Devil Hills my vacation week was anything but sunny.  Quite to the contrary it was rainy or had the treat of rain any minute almost every day.

In the mornings I would take a stroll on the beach with my father and his 2 dogs, Bojangles & Ebony. Saturday (last day of the trip) was the first day that we were able to get a pretty good view of the morning rise.

 

Finally the sun rise.

I was also able to catch some crabs cleaning the sand out of their tunnels.

 

 

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