Monday, February 10, 2014

"Seal"ing the Deal!!

 That's right kids, I finally got to see those amazing
Christmas Seals in Sandy Hook!!
These Seals appeared on Christmas Day,
and will stay the winter, leaving around mid-March.
They don't always hang around on this sand bar,
last weekend when I went, they were no where to be found.
No sightings had been reported that day.

 Here two are swimming about and seem to be coming in
for a closer look at all of us.
When they jump up out of the water, they look like baby dolphins.

 About 20 in all, it was an amazing sight to witness.
I think about nature and wildlife all the time,
I try to express my feelings with words, but I am not sure it is possible.

 With all the progress and commercial growth in the world today,
I am awestruck with natural sightings such as this.

An amazing walk on the bay beach, on a beautiful winter day.
Life is good and I was over come with joy!!
 

37 comments:

  1. Life is good, and I am overcome by your joy.

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  2. How nice!! I am so glad that you got to see them finally. It looks beautiful there. Cold but pretty.

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  3. Life is good. And your joy reminds me, day by day, to dwell in that place with that perspective. Your joy is contagious! I saw hundreds of seals on coastal rocks in San Diego years ago...it really was a sight to see. And I, too, have turned to the natural, created world these last years and found so much comfort and inspiration!! Who knew there was a nature gal living in this citified suburbanite!!??!

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  4. What an awesome sight Debbie. I am glad you finally got to see them and got some photos to share.

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  5. Yay Debbie! Glad you got to see them!

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  6. perfectly clever title, my dear. :) SO glad you got to see and photograph them!

    and i LOVED that last shot of you. thanks, chuck!

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  7. Beautiful, Debbie! I love the way you express yourself--in words and in photos. So glad you got to see the seals. That must have been awesome! I love seeing the natural world in action, too. :-)

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  8. So beautiful, Debbie!
    Thanks for sharing.
    Blessings :-)

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  9. The seals were an awesome sighting! I can just imagine your excitement over this find and I think you express yourself very well!

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  10. That's so neat that you got to see the seals and get some photos of them! Should I be so lucky....sigh.

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  11. Oh I am overcome with joy now too my dear friend, what an incredible sight in this busy world of ours. Thank you for bringing this to my screen. I would have loved to have been there. xoxo Hug B

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  12. I'm so happy for you Debbie!!I was sure that you'll see the seals!If we want something to much,it just happens!!!Gorgeous photos!!!I really engoyed your post!Wish you a happy week!!
    Dimi...

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  13. I am glad to see you in appropriate footwear. hee hee. I love that you got to see the seals. I need to get out more!!!

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  14. Yeah!!! You got to see them. I am happy for you.Wishes do come true,sometimes.

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  15. Yea!!! So glad you got to see them...know that made you happy! Wonderful that you take such joy in the simple things! A good example for all of us!

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  16. Incredible sight for you and thank you for sharing your delight!
    Nancy

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  17. Debbie, I am so glad you were able to see the seals. Cool sighting.. I love nature and wildlife too, always something neat to see.
    Have a great evening!

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  18. Yaaaaaay!!
    So glad you got to see them, Debbie!

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  19. How awesome, Debbie! Glad you got to see these guys! (and document it!)

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  20. Wow, what a great sighting! Boy, I'd have been over the moon. So glad you got to see and photograph them. Cool beans!

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  21. Debbie, I too am also awe struck with all that nature has to offer. Love your seal photos. Aren't they the most wonderful creatures? Have a wonderful week.
    Bonnie

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  22. Hi Debbie, I know what you mean your not the only one who gets excited over wildlife. It's the simple things that make me happy the sound of rain, the birds ect...... Love the pics they're great. Happy sighting

    Saun

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  23. Thank you for sharing such a special event. You are so lucky. I've never seen seals in the wild. I appreciate the pictures.

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  24. Good for you. It must have been amazing to see them in person.

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  25. You are such an amazing photographer. Your joy comes through your photo's. I would love to learn how to take as good a pictures as you do. Hopefully, my husband will get good at it.
    Blessings to you for sharing the beauty that you find.

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  26. I understand the joy. I loved your photos Debbie and thank you for sharing this exciting event.

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  27. So happy you got to see them, they truly are beautiful!

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  28. Boy!! Are you ever lucky!!! The beach!!! And seals!!!!
    They have moved us to a different classroom, with computers, so I can visit over lunch...

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  29. Yeah!!! You got to see the seals! - What an awesome sight!

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  30. Oh wow! What a wonderful sight. Thank you for sharing this with us.

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  31. Despite the cold ... That's a good ride;)
    a kiss.

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  32. you look so bundled up. must have been freezing. i am catching up on my weekend posts. what a fun time. cold ... but fun. ha. ha!! ( :

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  33. How cool! I've never seen seals except at zoos. Nice shots!

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  34. How absolutely thrilling! I didn't know the seals overwintered there. What a marvelous experience getting to see them! I saw one seal once in the "wild"...I was walking along a desolate Pacific beach with an older girl long ago and we saw a head pop up out of the water, watching us. We both said, "Is that a DOG?" We kept watching, and the seal suddenly flapped up out of the water and dove deeper. It was truly thrilling!

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