Our Trip to the Ocean: Things that Intrigued Me

We took a three-day drive to arrive at the Outer Banks of North Carolina, to a house across the street from the beach. Each morning, I met my little sister on the beach to watch the sunrise. It was amazing every single morning.

On our trip (the drive and the beach), I was intrigued by many things:

Sunrise at the beach…

 

Sunset at the beach…

 

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We saw dolphins! They frolicked and flipped and dipped before us for about half an hour…

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The way the sky looked at different times of the day, in different places…

 

Moonrise over the ocean…

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The way I got to approach the ocean: as I walked up the path, it crested a dune. I heard the ocean before I saw it, and got goose bumps at the rushing sound…

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Things I found on the beach (Yes, John, I found some shells 😊)…

 

Things that grow in that area…

kudzu!

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crape myrtle trees / bushes

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live oak trees…

 

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roadside hibiscus along the Interstate *

 

mountains all covered with trees…

 

driving among the clouds…

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And a cute, very tiny frog among grape leaves…

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God’s creation stunned, awed, and amazed me. Our Lord is so beautiful!

 

*these photos were taken from google photos: the large live oak, two roadside hibiscus, crape myrtle tree. The rest of the photos are my own.