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 “To stand at the edge of the sea, to sense the ebb and flow of the tides, to feel the breath of a mist moving over a great salt marsh, to watch the flight of shore birds that have swept up and down the surf lines of the continents for untold thousands of years, to see the running of the old eels and the young shad to the sea, is to have knowledge of things that are as nearly eternal as any earthly life can be.” – Rachel Carson

A walk over the water through lily pads. — Photo by Pat Bean

Boardwalk Through the Marsh

Marsh color. — Photo by Pat Bean

Point Pelee is the southernmost point in mainland Canada, and is part of a bird and butterfly migration corridor over Lake Erie. Over 360 species of birds have been sighted here. It was a beautiful place to visit, which I did in 2006.

Bean’s Pat: Grand Teton National Park http://tinyurl.com/6w4leaa  Yet another of my favorite places. Blog pick of the day from this wondering wanderer, who is flying to Texas to attend a granddaughter’s wedding.

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