Blue Angels at Pensacola Beach, July 15, 2006
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My wife and I motored out to Pensacola Beach in Liquorish with Gail, my sister, my mother, and a friend Lois.  We watched the Blues, then grilled some steaks on the grill while hundreds of boats left in their mad dash to wherever they were going.  We were not going to get into that washbowl and just waited them out.

We anchored right off the beach near a home owned by Gail's friend Becky.  I wanted to get a picture of their house with the Blues.  That is why there are so many pictures of them up on their roof with a plane overhead.

I can supply better pictures upon request.

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Notice the people on top of Becky's house

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Becky's house 2

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Blues in formation.

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Becky's house 3 (at lower right)

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Becky's house 4

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Becky's house 5

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Becky's house 6

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Becky's house 7

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Blues formation coming from the West

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Coming from the West, some Blues are upside down.

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One plane overhead

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Smoke just starting to come out.

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Having flown by the Casino area, they are getting ready to split apart.

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The Blues in formation with smoke on.

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Centered over Casino Beach, two Blues head for one another then turn at last minute

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On the Down Low

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Lois on a float after the show

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The Blues do a vertical starburst on their high show

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Gail looking over the scene.

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Crazy Lois making a face

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Lois getting out of the water

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Mom didn't want to mess up her hair


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After the show, the gals enjoy the sun and the view from the foredeck of Liquorish

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The Blues are in formation over Sabine Island