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April 19, 2011

Awesome Weekend, Part 2

Filed under: Travel,What's Blooming — Karma @ 5:15 pm
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As promised, this is the Cape Cod edition of my Awesome Weekend.  After our delicious luncheon  and an afternoon chatting with our BFF Renae, my girls, my sister, my mother and I made the trip to Mom’s place on Cape Cod.  We arrived late evening Saturday, so my photos that I have to share with you are from Sunday which turned out to be a sunny but windy day.  The seagulls were drifting…
Bass River

… and the windsurfers were surfing!

windsurfer

As I said, it was a sunny day, but it wasn’t that warm!  Check out my “crew” at the beach at Bass River:
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Left to right: Sarah, Jennifer, Mom, Meghan

After our windy beach visit, the sun was still lovely and warm, so I requested a little walk around Mom’s neighborhood to see what might be in bloom on the Cape.  I found some pretty sights.  These were growing in the backyard, and I found out over at Barbara’s blog that they are called chionodoxa.

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Daffodils are in bloom just about every where you look down at the Cape (still not in my front yard though, hmmpph!)

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These grew in a large carpet at the front of someone’s property.  We wondered if it could be heather.  Any ideas?

Mystery purple flower

A sweet little pair of ducks was swimming in a little swampy pond in the neighborhood and I couldn’t  help taking some snaps of the cuties in the late afternoon sun:

Mr. & Mrs.

Mrs. Duck

Mr. Duck

Our weekend, in addition to the beach visit and sight-seeing, of course included shopping and good eats, with a very healthy dose of laughter.  Pretty awesome weekend, wouldn’t you say?

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17 Comments »

  1. Yes, that is heather. I’d know it anywhere. ;)

    Comment by Andrea — April 19, 2011 @ 8:04 pm | Reply

    • I guess you would know Andrea!

      Comment by Karma — April 19, 2011 @ 9:44 pm | Reply

  2. The pictures really came out pretty. Yes, it was a great weekend!

    Comment by patricia dinsmore — April 19, 2011 @ 9:00 pm | Reply

    • Thank you for the comment and thanks for everything this weekend!

      Comment by Karma — April 19, 2011 @ 9:46 pm | Reply

  3. Sounds and looks like a great weekend! Sorry about your daffodils, mine are in full bloom. I wonder why yours are being so lazy?

    Comment by Becky Sue — April 19, 2011 @ 10:18 pm | Reply

    • My daffodils are always lazy – with the exception of last year when virtually everything was early, my daffodils never bloom until the end of April. They are planted on the north side of my house, a few feet from the foundation, so they don’t get a ton of sunshine.

      Comment by Karma — April 20, 2011 @ 9:09 am | Reply

  4. Yes, that does sound like an awesome week-end! I could use one of those myself right about now.
    I like those little white & blue flowers, and you got some great light in the second duck photo.

    Comment by thedailyclick — April 20, 2011 @ 6:53 am | Reply

    • Thank you Michaela. A girls’ weekend is always refreshing!

      Comment by Karma — April 20, 2011 @ 9:10 am | Reply

  5. Love the ducks! Those came out great!

    Comment by JenniferA — April 20, 2011 @ 10:05 am | Reply

    • Thanks – the ducky light was perfect!

      Comment by Karma — April 21, 2011 @ 7:24 am | Reply

  6. Love the photo with you guys on the beach, with yo momma the “gangsta” in a pink Cape Cod hoodie, LOL!!

    Comment by nae — April 20, 2011 @ 4:57 pm | Reply

    • Oh yes, my mama is totally gansta! ;-)

      Comment by Karma — April 21, 2011 @ 7:25 am | Reply

  7. Gorgeous photos, Karma. It looks like it was a wonderful weekend. :)

    Comment by Robin — April 21, 2011 @ 2:36 pm | Reply

    • Thank you Robin. We did have a wonderful time.

      Comment by Karma — April 22, 2011 @ 8:35 am | Reply

  8. Glad you had a great weekend… You certainly can’t beat a break to recharge the batteries eh (although after mine I feel exhausted.. lol).. You sure did bag a great selection of shots though… :)

    Comment by FS Photography — April 22, 2011 @ 4:47 pm | Reply

    • Thank you! A trip away is good for the soul I believe, and probably less exhausting now that my girls are older and don’t require constant care and amusement.

      Comment by Karma — April 23, 2011 @ 10:27 am | Reply

  9. A weekend on Cape Cod is always fantastic no matter the weather! I’m filled with longing… Beautiful pictures, Karen… The chionodoxa look so different way up close like that! Thanks for a new perspective!

    Comment by Barbara Rodgers — May 7, 2011 @ 8:50 pm | Reply


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