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Happy 10th Anniversary to Us!

Well, Frank and I have been married for TEN years now. A whole decade of official marriage!

We were engaged on June 5 and married on August 22, 1992. Fast for some people, not for us. We met on December 1, 1991, right after the evening service at CRPC. I knew that month that we’d get married. It took Frank until June to figure it out for certain.

I’d been happy to get married sooner. Yes, much sooner. But all is fine with how it turned out. By having to wait, we had our wedding while many people were boarding up their houses in preparation for Hurricane Andrew coming.

Bride and Groom had NO CLUE until during the reception. No wonder there were very few men at the ceremony! LOL

So, our wedding is memorable. It’s the weekend that Hurricane Andrew was bearing down on South Florida. We had to evacuate our apartment. Our honeymoon was supposed to be in the Florida Keys. We ended up in Orlando. Blah.

Well, we count our Smoky Mountains week long trip in August 1994 as our REAL honeymoon. That was great.

Go to my Geocities site to see some of the pictures from our 2nd Anniversary trip. It’s not been updated or finished. It’s been months and months and months since I did any real work on the site. But, you can get a glimpse of the trip. It was delightful.

Ruby-throated Hummingbirds

The Hummingbirds have become very active here in the past week, particularly.

Ruby-throated Hummingbirds are the regulars in Georgia. We have one adult male for certain, and he is a “sentry” setting up in differenent spots in trees in the back yard, waiting for the other Hummers to come by on their way to the backyard feeder … and he heads them off in a variety of beautiful aerial manuevers, then back to a sentry point!

There are at least 4 other Ruby-throats around our feeders. One in particular is an adult female, and one for sure is a juvenile male. The other two I’m not sure about yet. And, there may be more! A total of 5 individual RT Hummers have been spotted at one time, a few days ago. They continue to do their thing!

I have some photos, on film still, of the adult male RT. Once they are developed, if there are any good ones I’ll get them online here!

Eastern Bluebirds

I saw my baby Eastern Bluebirds today! Mrs. Blue had both babies in our October Glory Maple, then they went across the street to sit on the gutter of that house. One of those babies I held in my hand on July 2. Oh how cute! They both fledged without me witnessing it. So nice to see them out and about finally!


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