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Botany Bay 1 – On the Rocks

All photos taken on May 17, 2022.

Along the Botanic Loop walk, there are several short paths off to the ocean shore, where you can explore. As land-locked Albertans, every chance we get to sit and contemplate the vastness of the ocean, we jump at it.

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Published by kagould17

Not much to tell. After working for 3 companies over 43+ years (38 years 7 months with my last company), I finally got that promotion I had waited my entire career for……retirement. I have been exploring this new career for the past 7+ years and while it is not always exciting, the chance to do what I want for myself and my family instead of what my company wants has been very fulfilling. Early on, there was a long list of projects in my “to-do” hopper and I attacked these projects with a vengeance for the first 9 months of retirement. Eventually, my brain told me that this was not what retirement was about, so it took me another 5 months before my industriousness again took over and I attacked another line of projects, this time somewhat shorter and less complicated, as well as many new projects related to the family weddings in 2016. After going hard for 6 weeks and 3 weddings, my body was telling me to relax, then the flu bug hit and as soon as that was done with me, my sciatic acted up. No rest for the wicked. In 2020 and 2021, the Covid 19 pandemic changed the whole retirement gig. I was lucky to not be still working, for sure. I enjoy photography, gardening, working with my hands, walking, cycling, skiing, travelling, reading and creating special photo and video productions obtained in my first pastime. I may never become wealthy in any of these pursuits, but I already feel I am rich in life experiences far beyond any expectation.

7 thoughts on “Botany Bay 1 – On the Rocks

  1. I am near water, but love any hike that has some kind of water whether lake or waterfall. I chuckled at the picture of you in your natural habitat, Jon takes candid pics of me just like that and they look very similar 🙂

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    1. We are so far from any decent body of water (other than our beautiful river valley) we love to spend as much time as possible by the sea or a lake. Yes, our poor spouses must wait while we get creative. My wife even makes me pose for some of these “natural habitat” shots. Thanks for reading Lyssy. Allan

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