River Bottom Beagles

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Fall rain

The clear sky gave way to heavy cloud cover that promised good weather to get the dogs out for a run. I filled up the truck and headed for the woods. When we stopped to check out the river a dead calm had settled over everything. Thunder was rumbling, the sky was black and stillness crowded out any thought of a breeze.

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Back in the truck and heading down the road, a wall of rain and wind came racing up to meet us.

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I drove back in the woods and waited out the thunder and lightning. Hail mixed in with the heavy rain hitting the windshield. Wasn’t long before the storm moved on and the sun came back out. I did a little sight seeing and shot some pictures before we got busy looking for a hare to chase.

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Mist

Fog rolls across the river bottom as the sun goes down.

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Another day, another reminder that things can change in the beat of a heart.

We got everything we could out of the rest of the day. It was a good one.

Change doesn’t always have to be bad, sometimes young friends can fill in the empty spot left by the old ones.

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Whats in season

Pictures taken while out running the dogs…

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Walking the dogs by the river

Lots of rain lately. The river is running high and cold. The backwaters are filling up and the dogs would just as soon do their swimming there.

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Bubbles

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Wasp nest

These wasps built their nest in a spruce tree next to the kennel. A wasp isn’t really a bee. They don’t make honey. They prey on other insects. They mind their own business, work hard, build a home and raise their young. All they ask is to be left alone.

I can respect that.

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