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0-6.12.2021 Saturday Night Soaker

It was raining when I left the house this morning but radar showed it letting up to the north and, sure enough, when I arrived at the pond it had stopped.  But the evidence remained. White Water-lily-Nymphaea odorata

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08.09.2020-2 A slight change in plans

My trip to Moosehorn Pond was intentional and my plans there also although I was thinking of dragonflies which were not terribly abundant.  The change is that I was going to do this as a “Silent Sunday” post but decided … Continue reading

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07.29.2020 Wordless Water-lily Wednesday

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07.01.2020 White Water-lily Wednesday

I love finding these floating on dark water. This was the only fully open one within “reach” (see below) this past Monday as it is still just a touch early.  Some of the pink flowers are beginning to blossom too, … 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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