Weekly Winners – May 3- May 8, 2009

May 10, 2009 at 5:07 am 10 comments

This week’s Weekly Winners come from two locales. First off, we have snippets of a Sunday trip Ryan and I took to the Norfolk Botanical Gardens. Next we have a Saturday trip to Maple Park near Currituck, North Carolina where my ten year old neighbor, Jacal, and his ten year old nephew, Jamontae, found their first geocache. Jamontae also got to try honeysuckle for the first time. Enjoy!

Norfolk Botanical Gardens - Lit Roses and Sky
Roses from Below, Norfolk Botanical Gardens

Norfolk Botanical Gardens - Droplets on Wet Branches
Droplets on Branches, Norfolk Botanical Gardens

Norfolk Botanical Gardens - Wet Red Rhodo From Above
Wet Rhododendron from Above, Norfolk Botanical Gardens

Norfolk Botanical Gardens - Lion and Rain Droplets From Above (Far)
Fountain and Rain at Work, Norfolk Botanical Gardens

Norfolk Botanical Gardens - Ryan Walks Amoung Roses
Ryan Walks With Roses, Norfolk Botanical Gardens

Norfolk Botanical Gardens - Water on Folded Lilypad
Water on Lilypads, Norfolk Botanical Gardens

Maple Park - Synchronized Caching
First Geocache, Maple Park

Maple Park - Jamontae Tries Honeysuckle with Jacal
Honeysuckle, Maple Park

More pictures of the Norfolk Botanical Gardens and geocaching in Maple Park can be found on my Flickr site.

Also, be sure to check out more of this week’s Weekly Winners at Sarcastic Mom!

Entry filed under: Geocaching, Neighborhood Kids, Norfolk, Weekly Winners.

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10 Comments Add your own

  • 1. hip chick  |  May 10, 2009 at 5:31 am

    I love the water on the lilly pad. And your nephew is so cute.

  • 2. Cathy  |  May 10, 2009 at 6:47 am

    Wow! I love the water on the lilly pad too! Great set.

  • 3. Tara R.  |  May 10, 2009 at 8:40 am

    The botanical gardens are beautiful. The lily pad shot is amazing.

  • 4. Karen MEG  |  May 10, 2009 at 8:44 am

    Lily pad shot is my fave too!

  • 5. Kristina Rosenbaum  |  May 10, 2009 at 9:14 am

    I think the fountain and rain photo is wonderful, too. Nice shots!

  • 6. Secret Agent Mama  |  May 10, 2009 at 9:40 am

    I love that shot of the lily pad.. All beautiful!

  • 7. Secret Mom Thoughts  |  May 10, 2009 at 2:14 pm

    The lily pad was my favorite. Nice set.

  • 8. merrymishaps  |  May 10, 2009 at 4:50 pm

    Love the roses and the lily pads!

  • 9. tgaw  |  May 13, 2009 at 1:34 pm

    Thanks all!

  • 10. Lee  |  May 14, 2009 at 2:03 pm

    It is SO AWESOME that you spend so much time with the neighborhood kids and show them more about what you know. What a great, positive presence in their lives! You’re like a motivated ‘Big Sister’ without the organization!


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