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Mike, The Paraglider

Mike, The Paraglider

Wish I'd met Mike on a better day. He usually flies with his paraglider on Flag Pole Hill. This flight at Winfrey Point ended up in a tangled mess ...
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Flowers In The Shadow

Flowers In The Shadow

UNJAUNDICE VISION Only in the shadow Was the yellow light Sufficiently subdued For us to welcome Beauty unforeseen. — Brad Hepp, 2/22/2020 There, now I have tied this to the conversation I was having with a friend when I took the photo. We were pondering how weakness and inadequacy may ...
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The Purple Martins' Home

The Purple Martins’ Home

Today, I met Coco, the friendly lady who maintains these Purple Martin houses. She calls herself the "landlord" of the 24 apartments (on two poles). I'll try to meet her again when there are some baby birds to photograph ...
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Golden-Thread Moss

Golden-Thread Moss

Possibly "Golden Thread-moss" See second photo (below) for size. These are remarkably tough. I'll have to "liberate" some for my moss garden if I can find a patch in a location where they'll never be missed ...
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Lake Images With Poetry

Dawn of Eternity

Dawn of Eternity

Commentary Last Fall was a revelation. I thought, like a friend had said, that I had "…about covered it all." I had been taking photographs of wild flowers around the lake for several months. Now, everything was beginning to die, to dry up and shrivel. What was left to photograph? ...
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Toward Compassion

Toward Compassion

Commentary This poem is about judging others harshly, and the need to deal with my lack of grace. "Miserly of grace"
I may be leaning on questionable grammar here. The point is that I am being miserly in my exercise of grace. "That I should blame the flower"
This poem is about ...
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Flowers In The Shadow

Flowers In The Shadow

UNJAUNDICE VISION Only in the shadow
Was the yellow light
Sufficiently subdued
For us to welcome
Beauty unforeseen. — Brad Hepp, 2/22/2020 There, now I have tied this to the conversation I was having with a friend when I took the photo. We were pondering how weakness and inadequacy may ...
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Grief Will Always Out

Grief Will Always Out

This scene, and the words I attached to it, is extremely moving to me. I guess that by my age, there is a lifetime of grief that will not go away in the short term. As a friend wrote, there are "So many missing springs." Indeed. I can never see ...
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