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There is a crack in everything That's how the light gets in

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wet and dirty

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finally rained so I can come inside.

top is joe pye weed, a swamp plant that loves a wide shallow swamp and grows six feet tall.
2. redbud and maple blossoms on the ground with foam flower leaves.
3. raindrops on canadian ginger
4. Carolina silverbells in the rain. it's a tree. I lie down under it and look up. works for me.
14th May 2008, 23:28   | tags:,,comments (9)

carnivorous pitcher plant, oh joy.

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spent the last two days working because there are two very important plant sales here and I work at both.

bonus is I get to choose plants for myself. this is a pitcher plant, a swamp, bog, fen plant, native to here. I remember it from childhood, and have always liked it.

now I have to build it a home. a bog. a fen. a swamp.

and feed it bike thieves.


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sitting in a parking lot waiting for people and behold, a tiny helicopter. why not?
it seems to have exhaust problems.
11th May 2008, 01:27   | tags:comments (8)

The force that through the green fuse drives the flower

sunshine and crawling around the woods with my camera make me feel good.

10th May 2008, 05:39   | tags:,comments (15)

stolen bike, one pissed off swamprose

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My trusty bike of many years was stolen out of my backyard two weeks ago. Tonight my new bike was stolen while I took a photo, leaned it against something. It was seconds. I never saw it.

Toronto sucks. I didn't even finish insuring it.

going to be doing a lot of walking. it's not all about flowers.
7th May 2008, 00:54   comments (17)


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big photo

This is a photograph printed by HP (can I see that printer?) onto material made by 3M, applied with heat.

part of the Toronto Contact Photography Festival.

they are doing things with photography I never imagined.
4th May 2008, 03:52   | tags:,,comments (11)

friday night, born to rock

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painted by son #1. worn proudly by his brothers. tonight I am off to the gala opening of Contact. will be standing in a room full of people who like photography...and next week I get to go roaming and taking photos with the pros...:::)))))
3rd May 2008, 01:24   comments (5)