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Flower of the Day

Stargazer Lily

‘Instant gratification blows away low a fart in the wind’

by Mike Rowe, Photographer

 

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My First…..and it felt good

I work in a home improvement store and I talk to people who are working on some project almost daily.  I decided that i too wanted to make something. A deck.  Is what I decided to tackle.

After about a month I took the plunge and purchased the materials including a new saw.  Although I did not need a saw since they cut the wood for me. I kept it anyway since I decided to create other things.

 

It is not as big ad I thought but it is a perfect first try at making something from wood.

Will be buying plants to put around my new deck.

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Beauty in a Weed

“Keep your love of nature, for that is the true way to understand art more and more.”

~Vincent Van Gogh

Although this is a weed, I think it is a pretty flower.

What flowering weeds do you like?

 

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Flower of the Day – Ruby Star

Echinacea Purpura aka Ruby Star

 

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Flower of the Day

Celosia Plumas

 

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Flower of the Day

“There is a choice you have to make in everything you do. So keep in mind that in the end the choice you make, makes you.” by John Wooden

 

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Flower of the Day

“There are two great days in a person’s life – the day we are born and the day we discover why.”

~ William Barclay

 

I believe one of the reasons why I was born was to be a mother and a photographer.  I think there is more to the photography part that I am yet to discover.

Have you discovered why you were born? If not too personal, please share.

 

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Smile

Today I had a few trees cut down and in the pile I find 2 unlikely images, a heart and what looks like 2 eyes (to me anyway) on the side of a log. When I put them together it looks like it is smiling.

 

 

I will be getting a straw hat for it and placing it in my flowerbed somewhere.

 

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Photo of the Day – Trichomes

In response to this weeks Daily Post Photo Challenge – prolific, I have chosen to share the hairs on a Poppy flower bud.  The botanical name for the “hair” is trichomes.

In a few days it will open and share with us it’s full beauty like the others that have already bloomed.

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Emerging

“Beauty can be seen in all things, seeing and composing the beauty is what separates the snapshot from the photograph.”

~ Matt Hard

 

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