My Saturday mornings are usually spent sitting at the kitchen table eating breakfast, reading, drinking tea, and watching the world go by outside. As I sat there yesterday the snow began to fall! We certainly weren't expecting that! It only snowed a few minutes and nothing stuck but it sure was a fun surprise!
I got ready to go pick up some pictures from the shop. Do you still print pictures for photo albums? Every once in a while I'll sit and relive the vacations and the memories. As I was headed out the door I got a call from a custodian at work telling me the power had just gone out. I had him make sure no one was stuck in the elevator, then I stopped there on my way to the photo shop. As I pull up I see an accident right across the street that had knocked out a power pole. The power came back on not long after so I continued on my way.
The shop is right near the waterfront so I made sure to bring my hat, scarf and gloves and I told Chuck I'd probably go for a walk while I was down there. It was definitely high tide! I've only seen the water that high one other time. Usually you can walk on the sand but the water was about a foot up the wall!
I always thought this was high tide...
This is low tide!
Anyway, I went out to the pier and saw a few people pointing and taking pictures. Turns out there were a few otters out in the water, playing on the rocks. We stood around for a long time watching them, they were splashing and one even caught a fish!
It's a little hard to see him but he's just left of center, on the bottom rock with a fish in his mouth. Then you can see two of them swimming in the water just below the rocks.
We watched them for so long, we didn't realize it was pouring rain! It was cold!! And rain is dripping off our coats and noses but we didn't care! We were laughing and watching these little guys playing in the water.
I decided to get a picture just to remember the moment. But you know me and selfies. First with the left hand...
'No. Don't want the piling in the background.'
'That's better but I want more of the water.'
Maybe if I turn my phone...
Nope. More pilings, and part of the ferry launch...
At that point with the phone lifted high above my head it almost slipped out of my hands, I fumbled with it and began to laugh!
How about you? Have you done something spontaneous lately?