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Wordless Wednesday

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Silent Sunday

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Dawn Walk

After a night of rain, the sun rose above fog-shrouded hills and shadowy valleys. Illumined paths of sunlight stream through the forest, and bejeweled branches, bright with raindrops, adorn my way.Long tree shadows stripe the snow as I take the snowshoed trail … Continue reading

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Newborns

Recently unfurled beech leaves with protective hairs. Pubescence helps reduce sunburn and windburn from moisture loss until the leaf can harden off. Eventually the leaf will become smooth to maximize photosynthesis. My favorite color – I love a forest filled … Continue reading

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