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ocean springs

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This weekend, Daniel and I made a day trip to Ocean Springs with three items on our agenda: 1) a remarkable pitcher plant bog in the Desoto National Forest, 2) good food, and 3) pelican watching.  I’m happy to report it was a success – and just the getaway we needed.

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Locals call this extensive pitcher plant bog “Buttercup Flats,” and I can see why.

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The vegetarian samosas at Mosaic Tapas were delicious, and it was perfect weather for an al fresco lunch.

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The pelicans who live around this pier (near the Shearwater Bridge) have a delightful habit of roosting and preening on these posts.  And their preening moves had us laughing out loud.

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(The photo of the pitcher plants and the close-up photos of the pelicans were taken by Daniel.)

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Written by Ann

April 21, 2013 at 10:17 pm

Posted in eating, living

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