You never know what you’ll see if you just look…

I stayed in San Clemente while visiting the Surfside Quilt Guild and my hotel was just a mile from the beach. The one mile walk down to the beach was very nice, the uphill mile back to the hotel was good exercise :-).

I walked to pier for the last time Wednesday morning and took photos of seagulls because I think they are cute.

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They look like birds with an interesting attitude… sort of nonchalant and friendly. And these guys were posing for me so I got closer…

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Close enough to notice that their tails are dotted!

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Who knew! And once you notice the dots, don’t don’t you think that they pull the black and white color scheme of the feathers together? Nature is just jam-packed with little quirky details.

 

 

5 thoughts on “You never know what you’ll see if you just look…

  1. Dear Becky, I took the day off to hear you speak at Surfside. You were so good and I loved the apps you suggested! Thank you. I am going to really enjoy using the two books I now have .
    The pier is one of my favorite places to go for sunset dinners. I do post some good photos on my Facebook pages often. Patricia Mayer. Been quilting for twenty years now….Thanks again.

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  2. I’ve always loved seagulls cause, let’s face it, they live at the ocean and the sound of the waves is magical – so is a walk on the beach! Never got close enough to see the white spots on the bottom tails. Great photos!

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  3. Seagulls are nice until they swoop down and steal your wallet,…or your sandwich. Yep, happened to two different members of my family in two different states. They’re a thieving lot!

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