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I-35W bridge across the Mississippi in Minneapolis at night
View from the Trump Towers Rooftop Lounge on a summer night- looking down the Chicago River
Fall Colors, French Lick, Indiana
Oldest church in Pittsburgh
The beautiful fields and country roads of Indiana; they are wide open and full of opportunity.
Catch!
Our language has wisely sensed the two sides of being alone. It has created the word loneliness to express the pain of being alone. And it has created the word solitude to express the glory of being a
Fungus finding fun while walking the dog.
I kept waiting for this flower to bloom until I did my homework and found that it bloomed in the evening and this was my reward.
Walking through the redwood forest I almost missed this tiny flower while looking at the beauty of the redwoods and the rest of the forest.
My first road trip along the Pacific Coast Highway.
With just a touch of cabin fever both my dog and I couldn't wait for all the rain to dry up and were rewarded with this cluster of rain drops and Manzanita flowers for our eyes, well my eyes, she was
Things you find while walking the dog in the wee morning hours.
My son asleep in the car seat with his glow light on the neck after a busy night of July 4th fireworks.
On a spring walk through a meadow I almost stepped on this flower.  But just in time, checking the status of my dog, I noticed the small flash of color.
Bird in Chinese Wilderness
The main way to notice this flower is after it fruits and the burrs stick to your socks or the dog's fur.  In flower they are just a white period a few inches off the ground that is easy to lose in al
Arches National Park in Moab Utah during sunrise
Longlegged fly resting on a rose leaf.
Death in the Jungle. 

While taking a walk on a trail in Costa Rica, we came upon this Howler Monkey.  Very interesting.
Before breakfast in Arenal Costa Rica we took a morning walk.  We were admiring all the pretty flowers.  We were watching many hummingbirds.  This one stopped to rest.  I think he liked his picture ta
A pygmy nuthatch,  gleaning insects in the ponderosa pine, briefly hangs upside down and checks me out.
This flower is easy to walk past, I've done that many times, because of the delicate structure and it's many colors.  If you get down with this piece of nature you will be rewarded.
11th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
With just a touch of cabin fever both my dog and I couldn't wait for all the rain to dry up and were rewarded with this cluster of rain drops and Manzanita flowers for our eyes, well my eyes, she was

With just a touch of cabin fever both my dog and I couldn't wait for all the rain to dry up and were rewarded with this cluster of rain drops and Manzanita flowers for our eyes, well my eyes, she was looking at a bird.

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Willits, California, United States of America
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© Roger Adamson.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 03.2011
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: July 11, 2013, 8:23 p.m.
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Camera Model: PENTAX X90
Focal Length: 9.3mm
Shutter Speed: 1/200
Aperture: f4
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