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Friday, December 05, 2014

Still Sick Weekend

Yep I am still sick.  Gotta cold and flu bug.  So I am in the mood to just put in pictures and I have no text as I have a high fever and who knows what I would put in for text....you would think I was intoxicated!!!  I am glad you can not catch this bug or virus from my blog!

I took this picture at Beacon Hill Park, a while ago.  Since that time something happened to the ducks.  Some were found frozen in the ice.  They are sending them to be analysed to see the cause of death.  People feed them there.  There is the avian flu thingy.  I am not sure what caused this sudden and very sad event. Any ideas?

This picture is from Campbell River where we camp in the summer.
A horse from the fair.  Hope you all have a better weekend than me and my cold.  cheers, Nora


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  1. Wishing you a speedy recovery. As the saying goes in December, "Tis the season to be sick!" Remember to keep hydrated.

  2. Cool pic of the duck!

  3. HI Nora Sorry to hear about you not feeling your best at present however i hope it will pass VERY soon. I am sorry to hear about the death of the ducks. that is is bit of a worry for wildlife.. Beautiful sunset. Have a lovely weekend or as best you can.

  4. Love the duck and the pretty horse.. The sky and sunset shots are lovely.. I hope you feel better soon! Take care, have a happy weekend!

  5. I hope you get over this cold quickly.

    I heard on the news about the avian flu affecting chicken farms. Very scary that the wild ducks might have been sick with it too!

  6. You sure don't need a cold and flu bug. May it disappear quickly! Do you have help at home?

  7. Love the picture of Campbell river. Wrap up, drink up and just keep on posting. Hope you begin to feel better soon.

  8. Hope you are soon on the mend, always enjoy seeing your beautiful photos

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  9. I love both the duck and the horse. I'm sorry to hear that the flu is still bothering you. Take care.

  10. Beautiful colorful shots. I'm sorry you're still sick.

  11. It's several days later now and I hope you are feeling better. I HATE getting sick!
    Really nice photos! I LOVE the look on the horse's face...

  12. beautiful reflection !
    hoping health is returning...

    Prairie Canadian,

  13. Are you better yet, Nora?! Hubby's cat is still snorting like Darth Vader!

  14. Hope you feel better by now and wanted to wish you a Merry Christmas!

  15. Thanks for these comments.


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