Monday, June 22, 2009

What a Man!

I’m sure you have heard of the Old Man of the Mountain but did you know that New Hampshire also has an Old Man of the Valley?

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We decided to take the short walk and check it out.

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No, I don’t think this is the result of the crumbling of Mountain Man as my son tried to convince me teasingly.

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But he is pretty cool. And you can get right up by him.

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In fact, I even gave him a little kiss, which Haden snapped proof of for me.

24 comments:

  1. Very interesting! His mouth is so big. :D

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  2. Oh, stunning find! :) Great, tnx for sharing :)

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  3. Looks like he is telling you a secret...what did he say?

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  4. We have vacationed in New Hampshire several times and never new this existed -- we will have to check it out next time we are in that beautiful state! We've seen the Old Man of the Mountains many times but not since it crumbled!

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  5. Very cool! It took me a minute to locate the facial features. lol!

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  6. I love it when nature does something like this, creating a man out of rock. It's just amazing to me. Thanks for sharing this. :)

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  7. That's really cool. But he doesn't look like he'd be a really good kisser though LOL

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  8. You are so lucky we keep family friendly blogs! I could have a field day with this! :0

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  9. That's so cool, I love the mossy hair. Great photos!

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  10. Wow, that is pretty cool. Did someone carve that rock or is it naturally like that?

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  11. This is great Lisa! I have too add to that last photo shows just what great shape you're in - still on the BFL program?

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  12. Could also have been under "Weirdness of Being Me - Travel Edition."

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  13. He's a Stony Faced old geezer!

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  14. Oh I love it! My boys are always on the look out for interesting rock formations. We have one at the local beach that looks a bit like a seal (according to Zak anyway)

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  15. Cool! I didn't see it in the first photo but then BAM -- I saw him. And I think my parents took me to see "The Old Man In the Mountain" when I was a wee child.

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  16. I loved hiking to a set of rocks in the mountains back home. These pictures so remind me of that time in my life. Mind you the rocks weren't shaped like a man. What a spectacular find. And, I must ask? Did he kiss well? Have a great night.

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  17. Great shot (the bottom one) showing just how large the man is.

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  18. Great shots of an extraordinary stone. I f it's all natural it's really spectacular
    Thanks for sharing!

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  19. wow! whether it's natural or man-made, the sculpture is a great find!... and the moss growing on it created more texture... so did he turn into a prince when you kissed him? *winks*...

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  20. Love, love, love this post!!!

    You're too much, kissing a man you met in the woods.

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