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In the town of Hilo on the Big Island, this man was making baskets out of palm leaves.
Seagull cruising past the cruise ship in Glacier Bay, Alaska. The sunlight was hitting the gull at the right angle to make the wings glow!
Last winter was one of the worst in the history of my life. The man in this photo, my husband, agrees.
Wake
One morning at sunrise on the beach at Waimanalo, Oahu, I saw this weathered tree. I wondered how long it had been sitting there, in paradise. Frankly, I was jealous.
Freshly Plowed Field
Annual Miss Liberty Bell Pagent
Am I late for lunch? A squirrel arrives a bit too late for the hand-out
Emerald Waves of Grain
At Volcanoes National Park on the Big Island, I saw this tree against the black lava ground and it looked like it had tried to make it out, but couldn't reach far enough to succeed.
December surf
At my neice's Birthday party.
Sunrise at Lake Agmar, White Haven, PA
Reenactment of Fort Mims.
Al Fresco Dining
As the sun rises in a little midwest town, so too does the flowers outside city hall.
January chill in Colorado's 10 mile Range
Squirrel getting a free lunch from the kind-heart lady
Clear sky and green grass kinda day at the barn
I saw the children begin this sandcastle the day before. Then the next morning at sunrise, I watched its demise. Waimanalo Beach, Oahu.
watching grandsons tinymite football game
This is what whale watching on Cape Cod is all about.  This is Alcorn who seems to be enjoying another summer's day on Stellwagon Bank off the tip of the Cape.
I woke up early one Sunday this past fall and went to our town square in Oberlin, Ohio, to try and capture the incredible color of the trees.
8th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
At my neice's Birthday party.

At my neice's Birthday party.

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Date Taken: 11.2010
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