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A view of the Grand Canal in Venice, Italy at night from a bridge over the water.
Dim Hope
Enjoying the beautiful ocean around Tortola, BVI
A roadside cafe decorated with pictures of its loyal patrons just spells Americana.
Mountain Man
This plant was a gift from a stranger at a farmer's market in my city.  When I received it, I didn't know what it was going to be.  Such a lovely thing.
Heart of the Dominican
Big Fish viewed by family with twins
This is a photograph of my son at Hidden Beach.  https://secure.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/wiki/Hidden_Beach

He somehow perceived the vibe of the place, it seems.
A moment of grace at the end of a work day as I spot a Zebra Swallowtail floating in the flowers to find a little nectar.
Crystal Cave formation.
This is a photograph of my daughter making her first solo purchase of a $1 pickle, to the delight of her mother and the kindly vendor.
My son playing under a rainbow, in the mist machine at a local zoo.
Fenway park on the 4th of July
fleeing from the war in Myanmar a member of the Red Karen Tribe has sanctuary at Baan Mai Naisoi, Thailand
Sunset on the farm.
Where a sand castle once stood.
On the farm back home.
Crystal Caves KY, Crystal Skeleton of Cricket hanging on ceiling of cave.
A Muscovy duck glides along a tributary of the Ashley River in Summerville, S.C.
Bright-orange fungi found in the woods of the Francis Marion National Forest near McClellanville, S.C.
A Buddha peaks out from the ruins in Sukhothai historical park.
A Snowy Egret hunts in the shallow waters of the Goose Creek Reservoir in Hanahan, S.C.
8th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
This is a photograph of my daughter making her first solo purchase of a $1 pickle, to the delight of her mother and the kindly vendor.

This is a photograph of my daughter making her first solo purchase of a $1 pickle, to the delight of her mother and the kindly vendor.

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Plymouth, Minnesota, United States of America
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© Susan Dyrud MacDonald.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 08.2010
Filed Under: The American Experience
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Date Uploaded: Aug. 4, 2010, 8:41 p.m.
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Camera Model: NIKON D5000
Focal Length: 55mm
Shutter Speed: 1/160
Aperture: f6.3
ISO: ISO200
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