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Beautiful Work

June 30, 2014 - A Bumble Bee, busy about the work of the hive, harvesting nectar from a Purple Cone Flower.
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Nick and Mary Ann

June 29, 2014 - My brother Nick and his partner in life, Mary Ann, staying with us for a visit, and attending their 50th high school reu...
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Purple De'Oro

June 28, 2014 - The dots of pollen stand out like freckles on the purple petals of this Daylilly called a Purple De'Oro. One of the doz...
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Worker Bee

June 27, 2014 - The simple but indispensable worker bee, busy about its task of bringing home the food necessary for the hive, also does...
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Glass Light

June 26, 2014 - I stand in awe of the works of Dale Chihuly, who works are created of pieces of hand-blown glass. Imagine the amount of...
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Last Light

June 25, 2014 - The last light of day plays with the clouds that try to stand in its way along a lonely rural farm road.
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June 24, 2014 - The water gives this ordinary duck photograph a painterly look as the ripples act as a background texture, the chaotic w...
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Bee Beauty

June 23, 2014 - A worker bee, out collecting his day's wages for the hive, among the beauty of blooming plants.
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Phlox of Love

June 22, 2014 - Simple lavender flowers with a dreamy focus.
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Pastel & Rain

June 21, 2014 - A Hydrangea bloom, singular, before the globe of them behind this one pop out. Simple but so beautiful and elegant. The...
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June 20, 2014 - They look pretty in this pre-flight pairing, but when the cover the ground, sidewalks and streets, they make a temporary...
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Sundown Farm

June 19, 2014 - The grain bins and barn stand as sentinels on the farm. Waiting for the fruit of the just-planted crops that will fill t...
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Happy Father's Day

June 15, 2014 - That's my Dad and Mom and our family. My 5 brothers and two sisters. Twenty years between the oldest to the youngest.
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On the Trail

June 14, 2014 - I keep forgetting that tomorrow is Father's Day. Our son Chris texted me this morning asking what I was up to today. Go...
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June 12, 2014 - Take a moment to hear the roar of the falling water as it cascades down from the stream above onto the rocks below.
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June 08, 2014 - As life flows from moment to moment I seldom stop and take note As water flows from mountains to sea So it is for me.
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June 06, 2014 - 蹲踞 A tsukubai, or stone water basin, used to cleanse the hands and mouth prior to a Japanese Tea Ceremony. I found this...
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June 04, 2014 - One reason that Japanese gardens have been sculpted for centuries by artisans is to create a place for contemplation, fo...
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Sand and Shadows

June 02, 2014 - Twilight paints the sand dunes a cool shade, as the night descends onto the desert. White Sands National Monument just...
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Trail and Towers

June 01, 2014 - A collection of the old and the new. Mile marker 2 on this section of the Sangamon Valley Trail runs alongside a collec...
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