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Cycle of Life
TEENY FUN
Slow but healthy for life
COLORFUL STREET
Cycle
Travellers enroute Kutch desert
I Am The Boss
Climbing With Cycle
Stages of life
Bicycle diary
On the way to Angkor Wat
CYCLE CHICAGO
cyclists
CYCLE RIDERS
Morning News paper saller.
Morning Constitutional
Cyclist
Beach Cruisers come in all colors
call it a day.
canon D1000
monsoon transportation
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
Member since 2014
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© Karen Teachout.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 05.2015
Total Views: 22
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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PHOTO LOCATION Oneida Lake , New York, United States of America