Low-Traffic Bridge

I’m fascinated with bridges of all shapes and sizes.

What I like about this one is the sound of my feet on the wooden slats, the trees all around me creating interesting shadows, and the low-traffic providing me with some quiet time. 

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Waterfall Delights the Senses

I’ve always liked the way a photo can capture a waterfall.

I look at this and remember the sound of the water splashing, the sight of the sunlight dancing off the water droplets, and the smell of the damp rock.

Waterfalls delight my senses.

For a bonus, I got to see a charming sculpture of a boy sitting on the rock.

Overall, this was a pleasant photo outing. 

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Ready for Spring

What would it be like to be a tree and know that’s it’s time for Spring?

What if we sprouted new leaves every Spring?

If you sprout some new leaves, let me know. I’d like to get a photo of that. 

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Flower Power

I captured an image that made me remember the expression Flower Power.

I think it was a way to encourage peaceful protests.

Often people just wore flowers to look “cool.”

Do you think our little gorilla friend would look cool wearing a flower? 

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Bottoms Up

I was having lunch with my duck friend when, I raised my glass and said, “Bottoms up.”

To my surprise, he went bottoms up.

I don’t claim to be an expert in colloquial expressions, but this isn’t what I meant.

Doesn’t “bottoms up” mean to drink your beverage?

At least, I got a photo to remember the occasion. 

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Ups and Downs

From my photographer’s perspective, this Julia Heliconian butterfly looks good up or down. 

Unlike most butterflies, the Julia isn’t restricted to feed on nectar.

Their ability to consume pollen provides amino acids allowing them to live longer than many butterflies. 

That makes me think of the ups and downs of the human diet.

Dietary needs are a little different for each person, but I’m fairly certain God did not design most of us to eat potato chips whose ingredient list contains more chemicals than food.

Hmmm, maybe He gave me a body that thrives on potato chips. 

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Super Moon

With this much illumination, you might think this is a photo of the sun.

When a full moon is at the point in its elliptical orbit so that it is closest to earth, we call it a SUPER moon.

Because it is 17,000 miles closer to Earth than usual, it appears much larger.

Naturally, I couldn’t pass up this photo opportunity, especially since I got this view from my own backyard. 

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