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Triton’s Trumpet

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Among the largest of seasnails, they are rarely seen, and even more rarely during daylight. This beauty was about 50yards inside the reef, sitting on a bar of sand in a coral bed. About a foot long. Yes, after showing it to the “land-lubbers,” I returned it to where I found it.

She’s come a long way, baby!

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She followed me home almost two years ago while I was out running. Lily was terrified of loud noises, skittish,hid in the garden under the tree for a week before she would allow us to come near her. She was especially terrified of David and of most men. This morning I shot this photo of her comfortably laying her head on David’s arm, looking at him adoringly. We’ve come a long way, baby

A night on the town….

Well, life in the fast lane continues here. DH met me at the door as I got home from work yesterday, and informed me we were going out to dinner. We drove to the metropolis of Papaaloa where we were lucky enough to get seats without a reservation at Papaaloa Country Store and Cafe He enjoyed his fish and chips while I dined on Pork-n-peas. All the while entertained by Java Jive Band, including our Continue reading

Ice Cream Bread

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3 cups of self-rising flour 4 cups of your favorite full-fat ice cream, softened Mix ingredients, smooth into a loaf pan. Bake at 350 for 55-65 minutes: test for doneness with a knife Don’t have self-rising flour? Add 1 1/2 tsp baking powder and 1/2 tsp salt to each cup of all purpose flour, mix thoroughly.

Cowrie Shell

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This looked like someone had polished it and set it right there for me to see! Seen at Kapoho Tidepools

Yellow Tang

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Seen at Kapoho Tidepools