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Poolside Hybiscus.  Another beautiful winter in south Florida.
Serene Candle.
In 2008, we visited the shrine of San Simon, or Maximon as he is sometimes known, in the indigenous Guatemalan village Santiago Atitlan.
Gooey worm crawling upside down.
An "accident," this photo seemed to invoke a shamanistic spirit.
Looking up to Big Ben
Hiking down the Bear Harbor Road in the Sinkyone Wilderness State Park, I happened to notice a curious shape on the bluff between my position and the ocean.  Suddenly, the shape sat up and came into f
Violet Green Swallow perched on a fence in the Ocean Ranch unit of Humboldt Bay National Wildlife Refuge.
Closing another day in paradise.
Chimney Rock near Prineville in Central Oregon.
Overlooking Tuolumne Meadows from Lembert Dome, Yosemite National Park, CA.
Lupines - iconic meadow flower of Maine.
Carosel of time - my then 17 year old on a carosel horse.  Almost too big for his mount, he appeared to be riding along on the cusp between boy and manhood.
Ferns.
Early morning at 645am in Santa Cruz Galapagos Islands I found this great Sea Lion sleeping comfortably on the bench.
To infinity and beyond - view from the firetower at the summit of Bald Mountain.  Each element points onto the next: rail to forest to lake to mountains to sky (to heaven?) - suggesting eternal horizo
Celebrating Independence Day with my granddaughter at a local parade.
A tree that was clawed by bears along the Skunk Cabbage Trail in Redwood National Park.  The patterns reminded me of Arabic or Japanese caligraphy.
Easy bein' green - frog on lily pad.
A vista of Lake Tahoe.
The old Lyons Ranch barn in the Bald Hills of Redwood National Park.
The ruins of the Standard Gold Mine at Bodie,CA.  The discovery of gold here in the 1870s touched off a rush that brought almost 10,000 people to this remote, high altitude valley.
Offerings left on a granite boulder at the Japanese cemetery at Manzanar National Historic Site.
8th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
Lupines - iconic meadow flower of Maine.

Lupines - iconic meadow flower of Maine.

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Date Taken: 06.2010
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