A Very Fun and Unique Diversion

Michelle and Ben had planned to meet a few of their friends this afternoon.  They bought Chinese take-out and then were going to walk along a state path to a community park. When Michelle asked if I would like to go along,  I jumped at the chance.  Like a dog, I LOVE walks! And, when they involve a new place where I’ve not been, all the better!

We entered the path and Iwas amazed. Although I have never been in Louisiana bayous, I do believe this place closely resembled abayou!

Look at this vine….it looks looks just like a hemp rope!

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Here is more of the same vine….

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These delicate little berries grew along the pathway. No idea what they are, but they are pretty!

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Living in a hardwood woods, even the dead trees and stumps looked “funny” to me. They grow along a small creek, so I am not sure if that has some bearing on their twisted and contorted look.

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As we walked on, the moon accompanied us in the sky.

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A propeller plane passed overhead, and I was thrilled to captured it!

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TWICE! I love how the branches that were just above my head “frame” the plane!

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As we walked on, it was obvious we were not going to be walking  back by daylight!

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But the skies…..they were spectacular!

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My five young companions…..

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We sat at a table inside a pavilion. It was very cool, as the pavilion was timberpeg built. (one of the pegs needs a little persuasion to go back in!)

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One of the guys even baked cupcakes and thought to bring along a candle and matches! Michelle was very impressed!

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And we walked back home by the light of the moon.

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I haven’t had this much fun in ages. What a delightful evening!!!