It is amazing how thick and green everything gets towards the end of the summer. There are 20 shades of green and you can literally feel the moisture rising out of the foliage on a hot summer afternoon.
This little hawk was looking for breakfast over the Neuse River in Raleigh.
Nothing like just standing on one leg and relaxing. On the Neuse River in Raleigh.
While kayaking down the Neuse River in Raleigh, I came across this random hibiscus bush bursting with huge white flowers. It was a pleasant, but unexpected surprise. Go slow and keep your eyes open and you’ll find amazing things.
The rising sun lights up a spider web along the Neuse River in Raleigh.
Art is everywhere:
Another throwback to a few years ago when our manager found this gar wrapped up in fishing line and hanging from a tree on the Neuse River. He was able to free it and release it unharmed. In the years and years we’ve been sending people down the Neuse River, we’ve never heard of a
A throwback to a few years ago when we had this very precocious little fox that would hang around our boat storage yard. She’d climb all over our trailers and hiss at us if we got too close.
This heron was just recovering from having tripped and fallen in the water up to its neck (happens to the best of us) when I got this picture on the Neuse River in Raleigh.
I watched from the Falls of Neuse Rd bridge as a mother deer let her fawn wander onto a sandbar in the middle of the Neuse River. The mother never left the edge of the woods, but watched intently as the baby explored the sandbar.