Tag Archives: Nymphaea odorata

06.05.2020 Flashbacks Friday

The full moon was hidden last night and remains so this morning so into the archives we dive. Still a bit early for our water lilies but they should be coming along soon. The past couple of months have been … Continue reading

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08.30.2019 Flashback Frog Friday

Two habits in one.  🙂

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08.22.2019 I can’t stop with the water-lilies.

They are irresistible, I think. And with many other things, are all just a bit different. I liked the subtle warm glow reflecting off the inner petals. This flower was absolutely gorgeous and deserving of a portrait. Both shots were … Continue reading

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07.23.2019 Water-lilies

Earlier this summer, Moosehorn Pond was water-less.  A good guess is that one of the beaver dams breached and it took a while for the engineering crew to stop up the leak.  The pond is now close to full again … Continue reading

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07.01.2019 Anomalily

I haven’t found out why, but the pond I visit most often to photograph white water-lilies has been drained.  I looked around and didn’t see where a beaver dam was removed but I would guess somewhere that is the case.  … Continue reading

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08.02.2016 More Surface Tension

The white water lily flower exhibited a bit of surface tension at the end of one petal.  Here is a water lily pad that is giving two great examples of that phenomenon. I found two pads like this with the … Continue reading

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07.30.16 White Water Lily

July has flown by.  So much has been going on in general and with Bentley in particular.  The adoption became official last Sunday when we signed the papers after spending the month as fosters.  He has settled in very well … Continue reading

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07.15.2015 Roadside Intimate

On the way home from Harvard Pond I drove by the pond on Moosehorn Road (I still have no idea whether it has a name or not) and looked for pink waterlilies.  There was just this one and it was … Continue reading

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