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Saturday, November 5, 2016

11/4/16 Sears Island


Gray and mid 40's but the tides were right so we headed to the island.

We started out on the west shore at low tide


Some beach art - Kelley didn't seem interested


Sticks and leaves



Leaves and Seaweed


Kelley decided to be in this one


Further along the shore


 and more seaweed


More leaves on the beach


We turned onto the Green Trail headed for the east shore via the Homestead Trail


There was a small stream for Kelley


Some ferns stay green


East shore of the island - tide is still low


Into the water once more before we head to the car.


Not a bad hike in spite of the dreary weather. Some interesting things on the beach. Kelley did well and seemed to enjoy the change of pace. 1 1/4 hours

4 comments:

  1. Love the shots of your coastline!

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  2. I've heard that seaweed is supposed to be beneficial in the garden--have you ever tried any? I always wondered about the salt in it--if that would affect the soil in any way.
    Anyway--lots of interesting stuff today.
    I bet living near the ocean, you've seen some really cool stuff. What's the neatest thing you ever found beachcombing?

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    1. Hi Sue- seaweed is used in gardens here and you can find bags of it at garden supply places -I've wondered about the salt too. The Gulf of Maine doesn't have the variety of shells and things I have seen on other coasts and I don't know why that is. On Sears the seaweeds and rock formations are most interesting to me.

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