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The winter sun is low in the sky, the temperature is degrees below zero Fahrenheit, and the lake is frozen over with a foot of ice  time to go fishin'.
Trumpeter swans swim in an open channel between two frozen lakes.
My granddaughter enjoys homegrown watermelon at a later summer picnic.
The highlight of the summer is the County Fair! My granddaughter on the merry-go-round, which she had to ride several times.
A favorite summer recreation is Amateur Men's Baseball. The rural baseball field is tucked in the woods, with hay fields surrounding. It has been a tradition for 100 years in rural Minnesota.
This photo show the Pyramid Khofo behind the Sphinx in mixed shape. It was a trip to Giza in Cairo City in Egypt.
It's a picture I have captured it in Qaytbay Castle in Alexandria City in Egypt. It shows the Mediterranean sea in Abo Qeer cape from the small old windows in the castle.
on a photo shoot to capture butterflies at pacific science center
White flowers from a climbing vine at McCrory Gardens in Brookings, SD.
Camouflaged yellow spider on a yellow flower taken at McCrory Gardens in Brookings SD.
Dragonfly in flight
Tulips in spring at McCrory Gardens in Brookings, SD.
A remarkable success story: 50 years there were no Trumpeter swans in the wild in Minnesota, but hard work by the Dept. of Natural Resources has restored Trumpeters. Today there are 5,500 swans, like
Star magnolia flower in morning fog on the South Dakota State University campus
Ice storm buildup on the roof of my chicken coop
Ice storm from my front porch
Longwing butterfly captured at the Butterfly Pavilion in Broomfield, CO.
On a patrol in Sheikh Abad, Afghanistan, Wardak Province and captured this girl holding the bag for her brother who was in the Apple tree picking away .
An American child consider the ball turret.
Went hiking around Mill Creek to enjoy the fall colors when I came upon this whirlpool.
Another day in the woods.
Just a day in the woods.
Waking up with Mt. Rainier this morning was lovely beyond words.
We live on a small lake near Seattle called
Angle Lk.  Facing east,I caught this moment with my little point & shoot camera. The colo
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Tulips in spring at McCrory Gardens in Brookings, SD.

Tulips in spring at McCrory Gardens in Brookings, SD.

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Bruce, South Dakota, United States of America
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© Nichole Rice.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 04.2012
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Date Uploaded: Oct. 23, 2012, 11:33 p.m.
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PHOTO LOCATION Brookings, South Dakota, United States of America