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mushrooms after the rain
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after.the.rain🌧️

after.the.rain🌧️ the air clears. fresh smells loom. flowers bloom. the mind shines. tears dry. new life arrives. 📷 captured last week after we received 5+ inches of much needed rain.
close-up of hazel eye
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8

8 8 years ago yesterday is the day I never want to go back to, but always remember. 8 years ago today - is the day I chose life. last year I wrote about how I put the wide angle lens on my life... this year I write about the macro lens.. the…
Gorman Springs Trail - Stepping Stones
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Follow Me To The Land of Serenity

348/366: Follow Me To The Land of Serenity Follow me across the creek, to the land of serenity and peace of mind. Follow me to free your mind and find your inner ecstasy. Follow me and leave it all behind... we can find ourselves tonight. Photo…
African Marigold
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African Marigold

138/366: African Marigold A photographer friend let me borrow some macro filters to add to the end of one of my lenses. I'm not usually one who is to into macro photography, but I did have fun photographing our garden flowers, especially the African…
Bee Pollinating A Lemon Tree
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Bee Pollinating A Lemon Tree

109/366: Bee Pollinating A Lemon Tree A local bee pollinating a lemon tree.  This bee stuck around for a while going from flower to flower and hopefully pollinating our lemon tree, so we can have lemons in the near future.  The wonders of…
The Bee and The Lemon Tree
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The Bee and The Lemon Tree

102/366: The Bee and The Lemon Tree I've been watching the bees pollinating our lemon tree the past few days and decided today to try to get a macro shoot of the bees.  I don't own a macro lens, so I decided to use my 85mm and a tripod.  After…
Blackberry Bush Flower
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Blackberry Bush Flower

82/366: Blackberry Bush Flower Our blackberry bush has started to produce flowers.  This means soon we will have yummy fresh blackberries.  There is a science to picking the blackberries, if you leave too much red on them when picked, they…
Spring Flowers
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Spring Flowers

80/366: Spring Flowers Hello Spring... these beautiful flowers are blooming on a local tree.  The time of the year for grilling, biking, hiking and outdoors has arrived.... let the #OptOutside adventures begin.
Marco Leaf Colorful
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Macro Leaf

64/366:  Macro Leaf We have a young Oak tree in our yard and it never lost all it's leaves for the winter.  I captured this marco during the beautiful sunset sunlight.  The detail of the leaf came out amazing and as I zoomed in while editing…
Dandelion
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Dandelion

61/366: Dandelion When I was mowing the lawn yesterday, I got distracted by this delicate beauty of a Dandelion.  So fragile and vulnerable, yet it appeared strong... fully in tact, not deterred by my mowing or movement.  It was so beautiful…
Forest Tent Caterpillar Moth
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Turn Into Something Beautiful...

106/365: Turn Into Something Beautiful... This Malacosoma disstria aka Forest Tent Caterpillar Moth will soon turn into something beautiful.
Texas Bluebonnets Flower
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Texas Bluebonnets

101/365: Texas Bluebonnets The traditional start of Spring for Texas has bloomed.  The Texas bluebonnets are everywhere and just as beautiful as always.  The deep purple is so rich in color.
Macro Plant Leafs
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Macro Plant Leafs

84/365: Macro Plant Leafs Our plant named TIBs (Tree in Box) has sprouted his first set of leafs. Left to die in a trash can inside a grocery store, he was a tree in box.  We saved him and he has brought us nothing but delight. Officially…
Orange Gerbera Daisy
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Gerbera Daisy

83/365: Gerbera Daisy Spring has officially sprung at our house.  New plants planted, flowers filling up the flower beds and my herb garden ready to make awesome food. This gerbera daisy was found abandoned in a shopping cart at Calloway's.…
Lisbon Lemon Flower
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Lisbon Lemon Flower

35/365: Lisbon Lemon Flower We moved our Lisbon Lemon tree inside for Winter and it has been tricked into believing it is Spring.   The aroma of lemon fills our kitchen as the flowers seem to multiply daily.  It is a refreshing site on…