Friday, May 23, 2014
All my bags are packed I'm ready to go....i'm standing here outside your door...lalala, yodel de'
I know y'all know that JD song it was one of my favs...
so thats how things stand right now for us, Mom is game to go and the deal was this...see I had prearranged prior to her hip FX and subsequent surgery to take a very short trip to some state parks here in SC. I would have preferred a May Day departure but mom cant stay alone so had to co-ordinate the trip with my sis so mom could go there for a couple weeks...I am not gonna be gone a couple weeks straight..but in an out..
So long story shorter, I had to wait until sis was not traveling for work and her husband was going to be home during the day so NOW or never!!
I got the Dixxeland Express which I refer to as the DLEX ready to travel its not as spry as it once was neither am I...and it looks worse for wear as do I...so off we go into an adventure I'm excited!
Found this Giant Leopard Moth hanging around the yard yesterday...
He looks like a cool graphic design, and under the wings this splash of orange really caught my eye..
Do you do this when you travel?
This is my collection of field guides, well some of them...I will probably toss a few of these in for good measure, otherwise I wont know what I'm looking at when I find things like the moth up there..
Another thing I enjoy looking for are pottery shards! 19th century stuff like these...
I did find this shard that I believe was flint-knapped! I found it on my own land as I have found one other in the past...what do you think; is it the real McCoy? You can see it better in the first photo its the upper piece. I love to find bits of old crocks, plates, and china! Wish I had started sooner, I've tossed lots of bits in the trash but now I keep them. I don't have a metal detector but it might be fun to have one.
One stop is a state park off the Savannah River along the GA-SC border I hope to see some different fauna and flora! The dogs are going with me, and they heard their leashes getting packed so they know they are going some where they just don't know when!!
I'm planing to toss this one in the lake and give her a bath!!
Eleanor Roosevelt: You must do the thing you think you can not.