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Beach Trip

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Hello everyone!  I’m sure you can guess from the title of this post where we have been.  We went with Dave and Jess to Jekyll Island GA for a week.  We had so much fun.  The girls had never been to the beach before and I have only been a few times.  Some friends from our church recommended Jekyll Island and we loved it.  It is not too crowded and has lots of fun things to do.

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We took a trolley tour of some of the old houses.  It was very interested.  So many of the “rich and famous” lived in these homes.

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We also rode a bicycle around the island.

This took most of one day but it was so much fun.  We saw so many things we normally would not have seen.

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We did a dolphin tour one day.  Little Sam saw his first dolphin on his third bithday.  Then the motion of the boat did him in.  He had to take a short nap.   We also celebrated my Julie’s 15th birthday while we were there.  Amazing to me how fast they grow up.

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On the island they call this driftwood beach.  It is very pretty.

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Saturday morning as we were leaving we made a last trip down to driftwood beach and guess what we saw-a dolphin!  Amazing!  It was just swimming around looking beautiful.

While we were there a tropical storm can through.  It was AWESOME!  We went down to the beach that evening before it came in and the waves were so pretty.  The wind was whipping and the sound was like a roar.  I LOVED it!!!! On Thursday, it rained something fierce so we went down to Jacksonville FL to the Museum of Science and History.  It was a fun trip with lots of things to look at.

I guess I could go on and on about all the fun things we did but I don’t want to bore you all too much.  It was a great week and we are very thankful to Dave and Jess for taking us along with them.  I hope you all have a great evening and God bless.

 

Grayson Highlands State Park

We had so much fun today!  We went with our friends, the Horns, to this place called Grayson Highlands State Park.  It was very beautiful there.  This is one of the first places went.

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Lots of old houses set up to walk through and look at.

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An absolutely beautiful sky to enjoy.

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A beautiful picnic area.

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Then we begin our hike.

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The temperature was at least 20 degrees cooler with a heavy wind.  It actually felt like we were walking in air conditioning.

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Here’s one of the main things we came to see.  Wild ponies.  We did not see very many but the few we did see definitely made the trip worthwhile.  I had so many beautiful pictures of the scenery it was very difficult to choose what picture to post.  I know this is a lot of pictures but I really could have put much more.  Finally a happy crew ready to start the climb back down.

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I pray your day was as nice as ours.  Take care and God bless.