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04 December 2017 @ 12:26 pm
I have had some very awesome dreams lately. This one was inspired by an article I read about the extinct Solitaire which was another giant flightless pigeon like the dodo that lived on the island of Rodriguez. I dreamt I was able to go back in time to the recent past. That would be only a few hundred years. Perhaps 500 at most. I was on expedition ships and trying to think of ways to "save" species that would go extinct. Not in the sense of bring them back to the future but with what was available at the time to save knowledge so we'd understand them better in the present. One problem I ran into was how to record the voices of these creatures? This was lat 1700s so the phonograph had not even been invented yet. So frustrating. I considered maybe sending a live pair back to what ever king or queen was funding the expeditions and if there were any zoos to have them placed there for breeding. Or to save feathers, skins and eggs just as more proof than just written accounts and poorly made drawings. But yes no way to record sound was a problem. Phonographs and photographs were still a long ways off. I also thought to go back in time and meet William Bartram and go on his expedition to Florida for the first time. I'm part way through his book and one thing that really got to me was that we had King Vultures living in Florida. He describes them perfectly in his book but he never took samples or sent back a skin to the museums. If only he had done that then it would prove they lived here and a reintroduction program could start. Some people say he made that part up but why would he do this? His job was to catalog new plants and animals and he did that. He discovered Sarracenia for example though he got the mechanism wrong of how the traps work. So that was my dream both very enjoyable and very frustrating.

Chris and I have started watching the show Stranger Things on Netflix and so far I am REALLY enjoying it. It's a sci fi show that takes place in the 80s. I love looking at the backgrounds and see familiar furniture and toys. It so takes me back and I love it when I see a rare toy or something I used to have. So far there was a plush pluto and a blue phone that I had. So neat to see those. Also when they give dates I like trying to remember what grade I was in at the time. So that part is cool. And it's a story about kids that have a tie to this other dimension where there are monsters so that is very enjoyable too as well as one girl that has cool telekinetic powers. She's ugly though so it's kind of funny. Oh and I love that the three main kids are total nerds. I'm still on season 1 we'll see if they don't screw things up.

Erik came over yesterday to help out with the yard. That's always a good thing and we had fun talking to him before he got started. He wants to come back next week so I'm looking forward to getting that taken care of too. I found the drawing of Schuyler as a hybrid but didn't like it. Plus it's on line paper. Not for my card. So I will have to come up with some thing new with him soon. Perhaps tonight I will be in the mood to draw and try to come up with a decent pose for the new card.

I haven't forgotten Dragon's dogma. I must find time to play that. There's a move I learned about where you can set yourself on fire and that would be so perfect for Owen to use. It's for Arisens only so I'd have to use one of my other accounts and change someone into Owen Marsh.
02 December 2017 @ 07:42 am
It's that time of year again. Here is my wishlist if anyone is looking for a gift for me. No one is obligated to get me anything but it's always appreciated.

* Amazon gift card
* Native Exotics gift card - https://nativeexoticsonline.com/product/native-exotics-gift-certificate/
* Quadratec gift card (unfortunately they don't let you do small amounts so I'm not expecting this at all) https://www.quadratec.com/p/quadratec-gift-stocking
* Grassy Knoll Exotic Plants gift - https://gkplants.com/collections/miscellaneous/products/gift-card
* Pay Pal Gift
* Gift art of Schuyler, Scary Fear or George/Gallemotch or any of my other characters. But these three are my current faves.
02 December 2017 @ 07:32 am
December is finally here. I've got the house sort of ready for Christmas. All the Fall stuff is put away and I have the most important parts out for Christmas. No tree so far. I may not put one up this year but there are Christmasy things up to make up for it if I don't get to it. One minor annoying thing was that sorting through my mother's old stuff I found my old nativity set from when I was a kid. I loved this thing but there's one problem. The baby Jesus is missing. I have no idea where he went. Perhaps he's in a box I haven't opened yet but I'm tempted to track down another set to have mine be complete again. I could use one from a different set since last year we bought one finally. But it's not right. It's not the one I grew up with. So I wasn't looking to spend money again but I might have to do that. On the Christmas card front I think I will make a pic with Schuyler as the hybrid. I don't have much time now and I need to get that done. I need to keep the background simple, which is not something I like to do, but it will still look nice. Just time constraints and lack of a great idea for this year.

I got some nice new nepenthes now. I finally crossed one off my list. I got N. alata. The true species not the ventrata hybrid or the wierd alata from Luzon that I have. I've never liked the weird shaped pitchers on that one. They are all green and they are kind of flat. Some of the preorders I made a few months ago are finally in so I hope they'll ship soon. I need to buy more sphagnum moss and get ready for all the new plants coming in then.

I had to go to the walk in clinic for my ear. It got worse and the doctor had a look. He gave me some prescription ear drops and they have been helping. It's better now but still tender and hurts. I've never had an ear ache so I hope this will get healed soon and never come back.
26 November 2017 @ 07:50 am
I'm having so much fun with my Google Mini. I picked up a white one and will set it up later on in the living room. Chris wants to get an Alexa Dot for his room. I'm all for that. I wonder if the install for that will be easier. The weather's been annoying cold at night and mornings then nice in the afternoon and evenings. I wish it just stayed in upper 70s to low 80s all the time. Yesterday I put away all the Fall decorations. Something's always getting lost at my house and this year I never found the inflatable turkey. That was disappointing. I remember the year the two ceramic pumpkins went into the black hole. I was quite upset then found them half way into the next year when I wasn't looking. I got most of the Christmas stuff out. I found the three boxes in the garage but don't know if I'll do the tree this year. I was a bit worried when I couldn't find the cute fiber optic trees from last year I loved so much. The USB ones. But then I found a small box of ornaments in the bedroom closet. YAY! BUT that's not the missing thing for this year. I don't know what I did with the USB charger that had six ports. I didn't use it as a charger but as a power source to plug in all these cute trees. I remember boxing it up so it's somewhere. I should have stored it with all the Christmas stuff. Luckily I have individual adapters but would have been best to put all three in the same plug. I'm sure it will eventually turn up after Christmas when I'm looking for something else missing. That's how it ALWAYS works. While looking through the small box I was so happy to see all my Star Trek ornaments. I had forgotten about that and I need to keep collecting them to have a Star Trek themed Christmas tree. I want to get Voyager, the Borg Cube and Captain Picard.

I'm excited for when my preorder for my nepenthes will come. It's coming from Exotica Plants in Australia so it may still be a while. This will be my biggest order yet because I've been adding to it over the months. I'm going to make a list for myself of nepenthes I hope to track down next year.

N. merrilliana x2
N. spathulata
N. sibuyanensis
N. bicalcarata
N. insignis
N. sumatrana
N. neoguinensis
N. ramispina
N. surigaoensis x 2
N. tobaica
N. truncata x ephipiata
N. truncata x lowii
N. (ventricosa x sibuyanensis) x trusmadiensis
N. burkei
N. alata
N. red leopard

Ok so now that it's all written out my list is bigger than I thought. Should make for interesting hunting. I wish I could get N. Glabrata. It's available but it's a highlander and would not make it down here. I don't think so anyway.
24 November 2017 @ 07:43 am
Late Happy Thanksgiving everyone. I had a very nice one. Chris and I got new stuff. We got our TV, a blueray player and most of all a new coral Google Home Mini. That has kept me busy. Installing her was a bit tricky but I finally figured it out. Still learning how to use her. I picked up some Lifx bulbs and it's been great having different colors and different intensities go on and of. I am an instant fan of these lights since I got my first Lifx mini. I always loved how nice Tuvok's room on Star Trek Voyager looked and that he could control the lights with the computer with his voice. Well I have that now. It's just been a lot of fun. Check out this video.

So yesterday we had a quiet morning then we went to Chris's parents to spend Thanksgiving with them. I brought the google with me and my mother in law loved it. I can tell she wants her own now. I showed her a video I made of how to change the lights. One funny thing that happened though and I was surprised was that the google heard my command on the video to turn on the bathroom light and she said "Ok turning on the bathroom." Oh no!!! Would our bathroom light be on when we got home? I really wondered if that would work. It was and I was impressed that this works so far over wifi. I can probably turn on and off the lights from anywhere in the US. So I have to becareful what I say then so they aren't on when I don't want them to be. There is a mute button so she's not picking up commands when you don't want her to.

Well now that Thanksgiving is over it's now Christmas. I've been wracking my brain trying to come up with an idea for this year's Christmas card. So far nothing. I want it to be special because this is the 10th anniversary. Gosh I can't believe I've been making awesome custom cards that long. Definitely a success. But I may end up making something generic because this year I don't have an idea and time's running out. I'd like for George and Schuyler to be in it or at least Schuyler. Tempting to do Scary Fear but he got the last two Christmases. So I'm open to suggestions. With all this awesome customisation going on I do need to think of some great ideas for new Scary Fear art. As you saw I can customize my screen saver on the TV and also my PS4. I'll show that later on and I definitely want it all done with my art.
22 November 2017 @ 08:16 am
For some reason I thought I had a lot more pictures to share but I had forgotten that I got sick on this trip and lost two days where nothing happened. So these last pics are of Karyl-Delta's lovely budgies and of my flight home.

I'm terrible with names and faces be they people or animals. It takes me a long time to get to know some one. I don't remember who all these budgies are so please remind me in the comments. Anyway, these three are lovely. All were lovely. One thing I was amazed was by how much bigger these budgies are than American Budgies. These are about half the size of a true English budgie.

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So I did have a great time on my trip despite getting sick. The hurricane made this a bigger adventure than it was. I'm thankful we had minimal damage and all turned out well. I had forgotten how much I loved flying and I really want to do it again. I think I handle long haul flights well. I think I could do a really long flight with no probs like to Australia. I was still sick when I got back and it took me two days to get over jet lag which hit me harder coming home. I adjusted well when I got to Europe just like last time but coming home was harder. I was so dead and went straight to bed. Good thing Chris picked me up because I would not have been able to drive. I'm glad I didn't get stranded in Miami too. It all worked out beautifully and I'm ready for my next adventure.
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19 November 2017 @ 07:19 am
So I have been very busy mostly with gaming. I'm thrilled that last night I technically beat the game finally. Dragon's Dogma is weird because when you beat the main boss the dragon Grigori the game is not over. You go into post game which your world turned into a hellish place with new much more difficult enemies. You beat that then the game is over and you can start over in new game plus. So now I'm in post game and I won't be spending too much time in it. I may speed the game along so I can start new game plus and get the cinemas I missed the first time around. The reason I missed them was because I didn't have the right gear and outfits for the look in some of them. I want Fear to be in his proper outfit with his right weapon and same for George. Though George comes out pretty much wearing his final outfit anyway. Though I saved the ones from the old playstation my new pro records in much higher quality so I want to do the early stuff over and do it right. I also can't take nice screen caps now because I like doing those on perfectly sunny days with lovely blue skies. Not happening in the constantly ash raining weather of post game where you can't even tell if it's day or night. It's like a volcano erupted. Another thing is you can't gift the weapons and armor from the everfall you find in post game so I have no reason to farm chests since I can't give them away like you used to. One of the few things I really hate about this game. There are very few weapons I want for myself so I won't be doing this much longer and am looking forward to restarting and finally editing a video so you guys can see what this has been about.

The TV we had been looking into went down in price finally. Chris and I went to Best Buy after work last night and picked it up. It was very exciting and I enjoyed looking at all the awesome tech in the store while they went to get the TV and the stand for us out of the back. But we ran into a problem we hadn't foreseen. We thought we could just lay the box down in the bed of the truck. But the guy told us no. That would damage the screen and that TV's are stored upright. We had no way to tie it down and it would not fit in the cab. So the only option was for me to ride in the back with it and hold it up. I told Chris this would be fine. I could do it and it would be easier than the time I did it when we took all the birds to the sitter. So Chris took the slowest roads home. I actually enjoyed riding in the back. The winds were rough on some parts of the ride but I got to see a beautiful sunset, see birds flying home to roost and hear some very lovely bird sounds on the way home. I was very happy and glad I lead a very interesting life. What fun. But when we got home it was too late to do anything and I still wanted to play and use my old TV. If we had worked to install it last night we'd be up all night and dead today. So I told Chris we could hold off til today. So later today we will take down the furniture and the old TV and see about putting the new one up. I hope there won't be any trouble with the mount and all will fit well. We got a Vizio M55-E0. It looked amazing in the store. I also ordered a Google Home Mini to go with this. It should arrive tomorrow. I can't wait for that. I got the exclusive coral color. I didn't care for the grey or the charcoal. Those were boring to me. I wish they had turquoise but this was better than the alternatives. It kind of makes me think of pumpkins. Who knows, perhaps they'll provide skins for it later like they did with the larger google home.

Tonight will be cold and I need to bring in some of my plants. Luckily not all of them but some will have to come in. I got an email that some of my preorder plants have shipped so that will be great to get new nepenthes as well. It's a shame so many new plants are being stocked by vendors now but it's in winter basically so for me they can't do much growing for the next few months and there's way less light now.
10 November 2017 @ 07:03 am
I forgot to mention we had a time change on the 5th. Fall backwards. This used to be the easy one for me when I was in high school because I used to sleep in a lot back then and had a hard time getting up. But even then I never liked how the days were shorter. Too much darkness and sunset comes too soon. I love using my Terra Time app and each day is about a minute and twenty seconds shorter than the previous. I'm looking forward to the solstice in Dec so I can start counting the seconds added to the day instead. Sun sets are around 5:30 now which is just wrong. I wish they time didn't change. I wish it just stayed on the previous schedule. I have had a hard time adjusting to it.

The gaming is going great. I have at last finished with my three pawns and am now focusing on my main game with Schuyler and George. So I hire Ophidius and Owen to join me on that game. Still need to back up the old playstation. I've been bad about that. Then I can finally show you guys pics of what this is all about.

The other day Chris and I found a new restaurant we like. We're really very sick of everything in town and in the area. Ruby Tuesdays is not what they used to be and they keep taking good things off the menu which I have not been pleased about. It all started when they got rid of the red velvet cupcakes and it's been down hill since then with one good item after another going. Like this one chicken meal. With my change in diet after my surgery it's hard to find things I can eat and I LIKE to eat. But this place is called Saigon Cafe. I was in the mood for something totally different and well this place delivered. I'll go into more detail when I post pics. I need to post pics and catch up on that too.

The ceiling fan light in the game room has not worked in a long time. So we went out and bought some LED lights to replace them. We just want to get rid of all the ceiling fans as we just don't use them anyway. Well what should have been a simple thing turned out way more complex. Of course that's life. So annoying. After buying the two round lights I realized we could hook them up but would not be able to use them because the switch on the wall doesn't go to the ceiling but to an outlet. That's something and electrician would have to rewire. So we called one up and I just showed him all the things that were wrong. The disco lights in the kitchen we haven't used in age because of the crazy flashing. The outlets in the bathrooms that were not working and the three rooms we want new lights in. Well the bill was high so I only opted for some of those things. We fixed the outlets and the kitchen. I LOVE the kitchen now with the LED lights. It's so bright and white in there. It's so darn nice. I can have indoor plants in there again. He even mentioned the plants would like the new lights. Awesome. I love that though LED are more expensive they last up to ten years so you aren't replacing bulbs every few months. He installed a surge protector on our switch box and put one of the lights in the garage. But the main issue is our game room is still in total darkness. Later on we'll have that fixed as all the bedrooms stupidly have the switch going to an outlet and not the ceiling fixture. We'll work something out. The bill was still hefty though and I have to rebuild my funds now. So much for upgrading to a new TV soon. That will have to wait. I will also hold off on the smart speakers for a while. I think I will go with Google Home Mini first in coral and then get Alexa since they seem specialized for different things. I think Alexa is more suited for the smart light bulbs while Google is more for entertainment systems since many TV's come with google already built in.

But after that I didn't get much accomplished. I wasn't feeling well. I got chilled standing in front of the AC unit too long, I had back pain and my firbro started acting up badly and I had a bad headache. It was a lovely 86 degrees outside but I was thinking about putting on winter clothes I felt so bad. I ended up taking a hot shower which helped but the there stuff still was there so I didn't game or do much of any of the other stuff I had planned. I'm still not feeling good this morning. Still have the headache but hope that will pass soon. Other than that the day was very good and I'm glad to finally have had some of these repairs done.
08 November 2017 @ 07:25 am
Still at it with Dragon's Dogma. It's going very well though I haven't started officially yet on my main account. I'm still leveling Schuyler pawn because he did not have enough health and stamina. Only five more levels to go with him on that though he's 65 so it will be a while still. I do hope to get to 70 and be done with him. Ophidius pawn is hilarious and with him he's basically done. I just have to finish getting his outfit dragon forged which takes a long time because the drake only spawns ever 10 days after you kill him. Owen is done thank goodness. Once the other two are done then I can FINALLY play my main gain with Schuyler and George. Chris is about to beat the game a third time and I haven't beaten it once yet. Sigh.

I've been bad about not sorting out the old playstation. Perhaps today since it's Chris's turn to play the game. I can back up my old games and get that console squared away. I'm excited about teching out our home too. I had been looking into some new speakers but then realized I'd need all these things to make them work with out TVs and bluray/dvd players. I realized I need to not be looking into speakers yet. I think it's time we updated our TVs. My ps4 plays 4k games so it would be nice to use those features. I love our TV's. They are great still despite being only 1080 but sadly they aren't keeping up with our other newer devices like our headsets and such. So we're researching 4k right now. I love watching review videos. Also I'm looking into the smart home speakers and trying to decide between google home mini or Amazon echo. I kind of like the Amazon Echo but it seems the way things are going google is going to win out because they are compatible with way more things. Most TV's mention they work with google and not Amazon. I do mostly want it for turning on the TV and lights in our game rooms. So I'm still undecided on that as well though leaning towards the google just because they seem to have more things that will work with them. This reminds me of the whole beta vs vhs and vhs won out. I think this is a similar turning point. I found out you can switch the google to a male voice which is a nice feature too though he sounds a bit wussy. I like the idea of having a room with a computer I can talk to like on TNG's Enterprise. I so love our tech in this day and age. I think we are living in the future now.
06 November 2017 @ 07:35 am
Finally have time to post more pics. I'm still busy with gaming so this will be very slow to get finished. Day 4 I was really sick and probably shouldn't have gone anywhere but I did. We drove to a park and the best thing about it was the bird show. This park was called Monestario de Piedra. The stone monastery.

There were several neat castles on the way there.

One thing I really enjoyed was seeing all the sunflower farms. This one there is a castle on a hill in the distance.

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01 November 2017 @ 07:36 am
Late Happy Halloween everyone! Well I didn't do anything for Halloween yesterday unfortunately, but that's ok. This year I focused mostly on Chris's birthday and I'm thrilled to have gotten him so much stuff this year. I'm only waiting on one more gift to arrive, but I can finally talk about the rest. The main one was his awesome Sony WH-1000xm2. I also got him a neat head shaped earphone stand, Far Cry Primal for PS4, a new clear controller and some stickers for his old controller. I think that's everything. He was very happy. OH and a cool green wireless doorbell for when he's using the headphones but I need him and I'm in the other room. I don't have to yell. I just push the button. It's not that he'll hear it but it lights up so he sees that and knows I need him. Though it does have 52 sounds and we have it set to the Overature of 1812 which is funny in chimes. Kind of an 8 bit sound.

I've joined the Sony website and register my products there. I think it's funny that most of the pics are wrong when I register. One of the headphones came up as a USB stick or something. WTF? I hope they figure that out and fix it. Alex managed to fix my old PS4 which is just wonderful. I need to get the screen shots backed up that are on that. And I'm thrilled that Sony sent me a $10 credit to use towards a future purchase. That was very cool of them. I'm guessing it's from all the stuff I have bought lately.

It's always cold on Halloween here kind of like it always rains on the 4th of July. I had to bring in the plants but look forward to putting them outside today. They belong outside. Bullet is doing good. She's been playing in her wheel when I let her out which is nice. Always funny to see a budgie in a wheel. I'm glad she's her normal feisty self.
23 October 2017 @ 09:58 am
At last this drawing is finished. I love how it turned out. This was slow because of the game keeping me from doing basically everything.

Schuyler Raithdoyle Feargus. He has white hair and white eyes. He kept that unique white eyed trait from his true form. I don't think this is the final design for his office. It is just want came to mind and really he would have a very modern techy office so the background is completely wrong except for having scary statues and paintings around. So some info on him again. He's 28 years old. INTP personality as that did not change from his true form. He pretends to be a doctor of psychiatry and specializes in phobias and fears. Naturally he's quite good at what he does. Sometimes he does help his patients since his dual nature is also to protect as well as to terrorize. But it's all for his own amusement too so he likes to "cure" phobias but replace them with new ones that his patients don't realize. They keep coming back to him because of this. I hope to write some stories with George too as he'd meet up with his old friend after the incident in Triangulum.

So what have I been up to? Lots. Dragon's Dogma mostly. I've got all my accounts past where I had them before the crash and even more advanced for some. I'm mostly working on the main account now with Schuyler arisen and pawn version. Schuyler pawn has Gord as the arisen and though I hate Gord I've kind of gotten used to him. He is a very good fighter. Right now I have him set to mystic knight though I don't think I like that and will probably change him back to a regular fighter.

Chris and I are loving our new headphones. I got one more pair coming as I ordered the teal h.ear ons. I found out they were discontinuing them (story of my life) because Sony is coming out with the new model. They are limited over seas right now not sure when they will come to the US but I don't like the new colors. They toned them down so I'm willing to give up extra features because the original colors were just amazing. After the teal I love the yellow and the pink.

I'm also happily tending to my plants. I love my nepenthes and they all are doing great. My N. spathulata x campanulata is getting a flower. I'm surprised and it must be a very happy plant to do that because it's so young to be flowering. Soon I will know its gender. Right now they are buds and I can't tell if it's a male or a female.
29 September 2017 @ 05:05 pm
I just finished. This took me two days which is normal for an "easy" drawing in full color. I'm quite happy with this and like the wingless version much better.

So Scary Fear is now very close to Mt. Roraima in South America Venezuela. He's looking forward to exploring the summit and the strange plants and animals that live up there. This is the mountain that the original Lost World is based on where they go up and find the dinosaurs and bring back the sauropod to London. Now as I have mentioned Fear can dismiss his wings but it's something he would rarely ever do but this pose is so nice for him. I would love to go to this mountain one day so his happiness here is my desire to be there.

And here is the winged version. The wings look ok but yeah it just covers him. And they turned out more like budgie wings which I'm not too happy about but making them even bulkier as raven wings would cover him even more. So yeah I just don't think this one is as good.

I got some new plants shipped to me recently. All nepenthes. N. raffelesiana squat, N. eustachya, N. raffelesiana x sibuyanensis. I was going to put in a large order for a few more since all the stores just got some amazing shipments in. And I have discovered some new stores with great quality and prices. BUT it was time to renew the website so I ended up paying for 3 years of hosting and on top 1 year for the domains. It was expensive. More than I had planned for my budget. So I can't buy anything and of course this is when I want stuff that's kind of high end. I hate renewing the website each year. The first time I got it I paid for three years which was nice to not have to worry about payments for such a long time. I need to rebuild the whole thing anyway and I'm moving from my .org to the .com. I'm not even sure how I want to lay out the site or what it will be about other than my art and stories.

I had been looking into buying some nice new headphones too. That's definitely on hold now since that's expensive too. But here's what I have it narrowed down to.

Sony SB950BT in blue

Now I tried these out in Best Buy and like how they feel. They are comfortable and they sound pretty good. See I liked the cheap white ones I took on my trip but felt they could have done better. The sound wasn't as loud as it should have been on a plane and these have noise canceling which will help if I ever do more plane travel. Though the sound problem was more with my tablet I think since I watched movies on the plant's monitor and it was better. Still those are $15 headphones but still good. My next choice is

Sony h.ear on MDR100ABN in Viridian Blue.

I LOVE the color of these. These have great reviews. BUT the only thing these weren't in the stores. Headphones are something you have to try yourself. Chris showed me the high end ones he likes and they were heavy and too big for me. These are more expensive and I'd love to get them but am afraid that if I order them sight unseen that when I try them on they will be heavy or will not be comfortable for my little ears. I wish I could try these in person somewhere first. Otherwise I may go with the 950BT's.

Well after the website fiasco I can't do anything so there we are.
29 September 2017 @ 11:03 am
This day I saw lots of birds and had some very yummy food.

This is a Wood Pigeon. I first saw one of these in the city. One had landed on a chimney. I was amazed how huge these are. Bigger than the common Rock Dove. Was hard to get a decent pic but finally got this one. Was hoping to get an adult showing the white collar and the white wings. You can kind of see the white on the wings here.

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28 September 2017 @ 09:36 am
Lots of pics this time.

A little back tracking. I found these outlets by one of the restrooms in Miami Airport. I was so glad because there are official charging stations in the terminals but they are always full with people waiting in line to charge their phones and tablets. No one was using these so I hung out here for about 20 minutes with my phone before going to wait for my plane.

I forgot the name of this town but we went here in search of white storks. There weren't any unfortunately but you can see a nest on the tower.

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