Friday, August 08, 2008

Thursday Thirteen 8/7/08 - 29th Edition



Thirteen Bodies of Water I've Been In, On or Over

There are a lot more, but these are the first thirteen that come to mind.
  1. Lake Michigan - Chicago side and Indiana Dunes side lots of summer days
  2. Chicago River - from a Wendella Boat, many, many times but never enough
  3. Sister Lakes - Sister Lakes, Michigan
  4. Mississippi River - the awesome and so very much homey Quad Cities, both Iowa and Illinois sides (often while playing roulette on the riverboats - who me?)
  5. North Atlantic - Ogunquit, ME
  6. Gulf of Mexico - Treasure Island, FL (near Tampa, FL)
  7. North Pacific Ocean - Japan side
  8. Tokyo Bay - from tour boat (picture at top of the linked page)
  9. North Pacific Ocean - California, Oregon and Washington side (like these pictures/posts)
  10. Puget Sound - ferry to Vashon Island, WA for a romantic rendezvous dear to my heart
  11. Victoria Harbor - Hong Kong
  12. South China Sea - Malaysia
  13. Straits of Johor - on causeway between Singapore and Malaysia
Have you been to any of these?
Which bodies of water have you been in, on or over?

Today is smoke-free day 417, and I'm still counting.

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16 comments:

  1. I don't know if I could count 13 bodies of water... Good list.

    Happy TT

    B @ The Love Blog

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  2. #5 - oh so cold!!!

    Lake Erie
    Atlantic - many places
    Pacific - Redondo Beach, Manhattan Beach, etc.
    Gulf of Mexico
    Caribbean
    North Pacific - Japan, too

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  3. Great list Maggie.

    Pacific Ocean
    Puget Sound
    Atlantic Ocean
    Gulf of Mexico
    Caribbean

    And then many many lakes, reservoirs and rivers. Happy TT!

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  4. Wow, that's a very interesting list! I've been in maybe 2 or 3 bodies of water... quite the world traveler I am (not!)

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  5. You are well traveled. Great TT! I use to live in Minnesota which is suppose to have 10,000 lakes, does that count? Come visit me if you can!

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  6. Lake Tahoe
    the lake in Keystone Park, PA
    Atlantic Ocean
    The Gulf Of Mexico
    Pacific Ocean
    The North Sea
    Blaarmeersen in Gent

    Those are all I can think of

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  7. Being on a boat out on a warm, sunny day just might be one of my favorite things to do. There's nothing more relaxing!

    Lake Michigan
    Lake of the Ozarks
    Gulf of Mexico
    Tampa Bay
    Illinois River

    Ok, I need to work on making this list bigger! What a great TT!

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  8. Wow, I've only been to the North Atlantic (coast of NH) and the North Pacific (coast of CA). Cool 13.

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  9. man, that picture took me away from my cubicle for just a sec . . .

    she
    www.shebecameabutterfly.net

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  10. You've been to a lot of amazing and beautiful places! I can count lots of bodies of water I've seen or been in/over but they're almost all right around the U.S. One exception, the English Channel, was not nearly as exciting as traveled by the "Chunnel Train" as by boat. :)

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  11. I always love a fellow gambler!!! I have definitely been on the river boats!!! Good times... I am actually going to the casino this weekend!!!YAY!
    I've also been in lake Michigan many times.. I live in KZOO for five years!!!

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  12. Great list! I will stalk you on your blog as well as plurk now! Happy TT! XOXO

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  13. I live in MN land of 10,000 lakes...probably been in 1% of them. :)

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  14. Hudson River, NY
    Tennessee River, TN
    Mississippi River, MS
    Gulf Of Mexico, FL, AL & LA
    Hiawassee River, TN
    Ocoee River, TN
    Atlantic Ocean, MANY
    Great Lakes, MI
    Blue Ridge Lake, GA
    Hartwell Lake, GA
    Colorado River, CO
    Watts Bar Lake, TN
    Great Salt Lake, UT

    J/

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  15. I ADORE bodies of water :) What a great idea for a T-13! I bet you have some amazing shots and memories of all of these places.

    My list is bit short:

    Lake Okeechobee- Florida

    Atlantic- Key West to Portland, Maine

    Pacific- San Diego to Seattle

    Gulf of Mexico- FL Keys and Tampa side

    Carribbean- Bahamas

    Victoria Harbor- Hong Kong (but I don't remember it)

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  16. Do tiny little lakes count too? Cuz then, and only then, I might make it to 13.
    Great list!

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