July 7-8, 2014 Arboretum and Doctor appointments

Monday, I went to the Arboretum with my friend, Arsen.  He has a memborship and could bring a guest so we decided to check it out. The first thing we saw on the trail was the back of a peacock.  The peacock kept turning around as if to show off his beautiful feathers so I jumped in and grabbed a picture.

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There were a few peacocks on the trees and roaming around, and the peacock we first saw finally put his feathers down.  I went up close to take a photo and he was not shy at all to have his photo taken.

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There were a few greenhouses up ahead

IMG_20140707_111621 IMG_20140707_111654 IMG_20140707_112031 We continued walking down the trails where there were acres of plants and came across a pond where there were a few ducks.  As we got closer and looked into the water (which was quite dirty) we noticed a few turtle heads staring up at us.  Later, those ducks that we thought were far away, started making their way towards us.  They literally, climbed out the water, even a turtle and came straight for us. Like, that peacock they were not the least bit shy either!  This was the weirdest creepiest thing I’d ever encountered with ducks and a turtle. lol.  I then realized I had some crackers in my purse.  They probably knew that or something the way they came after us.  So I took it out and we started to feed them but tried to aim it away from us so they’d go away. IMG_20140707_115549 IMG_20140707_115659 IMG_20140707_115648

Random pictures throughout the arboretum

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A couple more pics of a peacock and her baby peacock on the way out.  So cute. IMG_20140707_113804 IMG_20140707_113819

On Tuesday, my mom had doctors appointments all day from 6a-5p so that took up most of my day then I went to GEP to play.  Got home around 11:30p and went straight to bed.  I was so tired.

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