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Manhandling the turtle74 viewsOr womanhandling, as it were.
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The pissed-off turtle with one evidentiary leech removed72 viewsThe consensus agreed that the turtle was pissed off at us. We knew that already, because it pissed ON Jenny.
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Jenny points out an "on/off" switch76 viewsThere was no electricity around to power this fine Sears specimen. The new group camping shelter, possible site of a future Geocaching event, is seen in the background.
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A whelk shell in the middle of nowhere75 viewsLong ago and far away, this was on the ocean floor, possibly not far away, even.
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Group camping area75 viewsI was directed to take this picture because Jenny's SD card wasn't working properly in her camera. So I did.
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Interesting natural feature76 viewsJenny and RD approach some very tall, slim, rusty looking trees, arranged in long rows with neatly arranged vines connecting them at the top.
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The roots of the rusty trees73 viewsNote the saprophytic vine attached to the hexagonal burl at the base.
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I pose by the rusty trees while Jenny sings our national anthem76 views...and the hooooooooooome......ofda..........braaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaave! Woo Hoo!
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Jenny, with the tall, skinny trees89 viewsThis is looking southeast. The tall, skinny, rusty tree grove cuts a swath through the property.
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Jenny's boss arrives unexpectedly94 viewsWe told turtle tales, discussed Geocaching, talked about a future event, dissed poachers, and generally enjoyed a respite in the hiking. We had several such respites.
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Cow skull186 viewsI forgot to take a picture of this on the way in, so I got one on the way out.
 
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