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ENJOYING ANOTHER FINE DAY IN PARADISE
WALKING IN ONE OF MY FAVORITE PLACES
ANOTHER PERFECT DAY IN PARADISE
A young girl looks at a mummy in a museum exhibit, seeming to contemplate the distant past and her own distant future.
An exuberant young girl--complete with missing teeth--dances happily near the tall dried grass of a salt marsh.
A lone conductor walks along an empty railroad track in winter.
An exuberant boy jumps into a large pile of dried corn kernels, the clouds at his back and the world as his playground.
On a warm day in early spring, a young girl looks almost like a naiad, working her magic to get spring moving in the stream, where old, crumbled leaves from the previous fall are still in abundance, a
This is the Gulf of Mexico and the pelicans. Just hanging out in the sun.
Early America flag at the Battle of Perryville in KY
A red kayak can be seen skimming across a mid-western lake, surrounded by autumn foliage.
Snow-covered branches in a tangle of freshly-fallen snow. Notable for its impermanence, the vista will change as soon as a squirrel leaps or a breeze blows.
Like the friendly character from a Tolkien novel, this resembles a giant tree-hand ready to swoop down and pick you up. Photographed in Connecticut woods during winter.
As spring thaws on the wetlands, a tiny twig lays on the melting ice, appearing almost fossilized. In a way this echoes what's underneath, as this was captured near one the largest early-Jurassic foss
One of the earliest signs of spring, these crocus can be seen pushing up through the garden in the dappled morning light. This particular flower is "saffron crocus" and, its stamens are the ones used
Silver maple branches near and far give the impression of being lost in a misty wood. Taken as winter began its transition to spring, tiny buds appear on a few branches, adding a knobby texture to the
My sea serpent.  My sister and I were on the beach in Oregon, walking with our camera's and this old piece of petrified wood stood in the middle of a large pool of water.  The tongue was not added to
In this surreal image--captured at dusk when the setting sun creates sharp shadows upon the trees--a white tree appears to be struggling with a black tree.
In a scene repeated regularly around the country, a child looks across a wooded lake, hoping for a glimpse of fish in the water below.
New England Christmas Rain - As weather patterns change around the world, the classic New England white Christmas is replaced by a drizzly, rainy Christmas, evidenced in this impressionistic photo of
As weather patterns change around the world, the classic New England white Christmas is replaced by a drizzly, rainy Christmas, in this impressionistic photograph of a city Christmas tree in rain.
Engaged in a quintessential part of an American childhood, a boy plays in a large ballpit.
A child gazes out at the distance through the bars of an old fashioned, open-air trolley.
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Snow-covered branches in a tangle of freshly-fallen snow. Notable for its impermanence, the vista will change as soon as a squirrel leaps or a breeze blows.

Snow-covered branches in a tangle of freshly-fallen snow. Notable for its impermanence, the vista will change as soon as a squirrel leaps or a breeze blows.

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Hamden, Connecticut, United States of America
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© Angela Hansen.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 02.2010
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: June 24, 2012, 6:22 p.m.
Camera Make: FUJIFILM
Camera Model: FinePix S100FS
Focal Length: 47.3mm
Shutter Speed: 1/300
Aperture: f4.4
ISO: ISO400
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