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Son Doong Doline 1
Japanese Garden with Peony overlay
A Rainbow against tilled fields in Berrien County Michigan
McGaheysville, VA
friends overcoming the darkness by creating their own light
Sisters Overlook  Meadow
COURTYARD PLASTERING
St Anne's Dublin, Nightfall after Rain
Small boy with American Flag on Independence Day
Beach Crab near Lighthouse in cape may NJ.
Beautiful Lights
Stages of life
Days gone by!
Lotus Girl
Elements
faith of relegious
Climbers
West Virginia Sunshine
Real Smile
A Skull in the sky November 13, 2015 - Friday Marenisco Michigan
Human Rocks
pederson shrimp on a tentacal tip of giant sea anemone (ondylactis gigantae)
Nikon D-70s- Play of Light in the Corridors of Jodhpur Fort
13th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Stages of life

This is a simple petunia from the garden in upstate NY. What makes me stop to admire is the symbolism of the stages of life. One bud is birth, then the next is the peak of beauty and blossom. There is then the sunset days of the withered bloom that still holds. Finally, there is nothing left, but the stem with a promise of another life.

TAGS: Cycle, Life, New York, Of, United States

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Canastota, New York, United States of America
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© Karen Teachout.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 05.2015
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Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 22, 2015, 8:59 a.m.
Camera Make: Panasonic
Camera Model: HC-V520
Focal Length: 20.8mm
Shutter Speed: 1/349
Aperture: f2.8
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