Things to See on a Lunchtime Walk

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Taking a midday walk can be therapeutic. On that day I took my P1000 along to test the zoom on any interesting wildlife I encountered. Got a fairly decent dragonfly pic, and those leaf beetles were new to me. I thought they were bees at first, golden colored and buzzing about above my head.

Geocaching.com just announced the August challenge for this year. It occurs to me that that area is in desparate need of a geocache…

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<figcaption class="wp-caption-text">Dandelion — Photo by <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/tobyjmarks/">Tobyblog</a> on <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/tobyjmarks/48105249348/" title="Dandelion">Flickr</a></figcaption>
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