Swallowtail Sculpture

I must admit, it was easier to take a photo of this butterfly than what I usually experience.

I didn’t have to hold still to not frighten it.

I didn’t have to wait for it to give me the angle I wanted.

Also, I didn’t have to use a special lens.

Ah, the advantage of Legos.

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Odd Butterfly

To me, the antenna coming out of the shoulder of this Lego butterfly seems odd.

On the other hand, this butterfly has an impressive 8-foot wingspan.

Sean Kenney used over 60,000 pieces on it and spent 4-months building it.

Overall, it’s an incredible sculpture.

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Bison Sculpture

From a distance, this looks like a scene you might see on the prairie.

Upon closer inspection, you will see these are remarkable Lego sculptures.

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Did He Fool You?

Which of these lily pads is a plant and which is made of Legos?

The setting of the sculpture helps with the illusion.

Did the artist fool you?

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A Rose by Any Other Name

Shakespeare said, 

“What’s in a name?

that which we call a rose 

By any other name would smell as sweet.” 

That’s a good point.

The opposite is also true.

Just because you call something a rose doesn’t mean it will smell sweet.

Here’s my photographic proof.

This rose is made of Legos.

No sweet smell there.

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Covered Wagon

For two centuries, the main way to travel across the United States of America was the covered wagon.

Some covered-wagons were shaped like boats and could float across streams.

To pull the wagons, popular choices were oxen, mules, or horses.

For safety, travelers organized into groups that they called wagon trains.

It took four to six months to travel between Missouri and the Pacific Ocean. 

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Feel Free to Chime-in

Some people call wind chimes “chance-based music” since the sound comes from the random effect of wind blowing.

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Small ones create a fairly high-pitched tinkling sound.

Large ones such as those in my photo provide a rich deep sound.

It was nearly sensory overload for me as I took the photo.

The view through the lens delighted my eyes.

The deep chime sound soothed my ears.

If that weren’t enough, wind gently blew my hair and caressed my skin.

For a time, my worries were far from my thoughts.

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Lost My Marbles

Sometimes, I feel like I’ve lost my marbles.

Then again, sometimes my marbles are right there in front of me.

At least, that’s the message I got through my lens. 

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Crazy for Recycling

recycle-cycleIf you aren’t already crazy for recycling, this “recycle cycle” might convince you.

It was an interactive display at the local zoo. You could borrow a stick from the bucket and bang on the junk items for fun.

This photo was not for artistic expression. I simply wanted to capture a fun subject.

There was no way my words could describe it sufficiently, but the picture said it all. 

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