Monday, December 31, 2012

TTABlog Quarterly Index: October - December 2012

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First Encounter Beach, Eastham, MA
(Click on photo for larger picture)

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Text Copyright John L. Welch 2012.


At 11:40 AM, Blogger Unknown said...

What's the significance of the First Encounter beach photos? These bring back good memories, I know this area well. I actually spent 2 summers (way back) on this very beach (N. Eastham) as a research assistant tagging whales.

At 12:40 PM, Blogger John L. Welch said...

I have a house there.


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