Saturday, September 23, 2017

Pelicans at Pier


These vacation photos were tucked away and forgotten.  



'So glad I stumbled across them this morning!



In February, we spent a week in Alabama celebrating our 31st wedding anniversary.


It happened to be raining our first day there, but we left our hotel room and enjoyed it anyway.  2016 was such a difficult year for us.  This February vacation was exactly what we needed.  Alabama is such a lovely state and that Southern cooking...  Mmmmmm...  It's hard to beat!


These grainy pix were taken on Gulf State Park Pier using Handsome Husband's phone.  I didn't want to get my big camera out in the windy, wet conditions.


These pelicans didn't mind the tourists at all, probably realizing they are part of the attraction!  What a gorgeous welcoming committee!


Can you see the pelican waaaay down there?


What do you enjoy on rainy days?

;-)  -Marci

7 comments:

  1. Love the picture of the Pelican sitting next to the "No Sitting or Standing on Rails" sign. Obviously Pelicans can't read!!

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  2. I like curling up with a good book or good show on rainy days. I saw a pelican on a drive through Arkansas recently and it surprised me. I didn't think they lived around here.

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  3. Oh how I love Pelicans - rainy weather or not. Great captures. They certainly were tame to sit and let you get photos. Love that sign - and pelicans that either can't read or don't really care. LOL

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  4. Hahaha! "No sitting or standing on the railing" didn't seem to apply to these guys! I can't believe how close you were able to get to them. We are heading to coastal GA soon and I LOVE watching them dive into the water for fish like dive bombers! I love having a good read or watching a movie I've seen over and over!

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  5. I love pelicans! I love to watch them fly over the water when they are in a group. It's such a beautiful site. My "Grandma & Me" link up is now live! I'd love to have you link up with me!

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  6. The picture with the pelican and the "no sitting or standing on rails" is so cute! I love vacationing by the ocean and hope to make that permanent one day. I hope that you had a truly wonderful time! Thank you for sharing your photos with us at #BloggingGrandmothersLinkParty. Pinned and shared.

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  7. I love your rainy day pictures! And of course, I totally agree about how beautiful Alabama is!
    :) gwingal

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