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Friday, January 11, 2013

Inter Being





life breathes into life
beneath ever changing skies
inter+being=one







When the sky cleared a sundog appeared. I’d never seen one before except in photos it was as awe inspiring as the tiny buds, promising spring's return in a few months here in New England.

Did you know two mature trees provide enough oxygen to support a family of four for a whole year? And of course trees need the CO2 we exhale for their survival. We need trees and they need us to protect them so this reciprocity will benefit all beings everywhere, for generations and generations to come.

There are many organizations working together to heal and protect our planet. Here's just one to explore: The Nature Conservancy

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42 comments:

  1. Nice serie of photos!
    Great for the theme!

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  2. Exquisite sets of photography ~ very creative ~

    (A Creative Harbor) aka ArtMuseDog and Carol ^_^)

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  3. So love that we need each other to be here... and promises of the cycles of life, the bareness of winter and the fullness of summer all reflected in your sundog and haiku...

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  4. Gorgeous photos! I love the Nature Conservancy too!

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  5. I love the facts about trees. I didnt know that two trees can support a family of four. That makes it even sadder that so many of them are being needlessly - and heedlessly - massacred.

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  6. Bonza photos. Trees are considered the lungs of the earth and just like a cancer we destroy 'em tree by tree.

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  7. That first photo of the road and trees is my favorite. Beautiful skies as well!

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  8. A wonderful set of shots! And a tender tribute to trees (and sun dogs)...

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  9. Great in B&W!
    http://amitaag.blogspot.in/2013/01/brotherenon-distant-lands.html

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  10. These are lovely Laura...just breathtaking!

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  11. Oh, Laura! I LOVE these photos. They fill my eyes. I call the little rainbows sun opals. When it happens over the sea, they're Sea opals. (grin)

    What a wonderful set of pictures. Thank you so much for sharing them, my Friend.

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  12. Thank you for this reminder of the interconnectedness of all things...

    Journey’s End

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  13. As fotos estão lindas mas a primeira é simplesmente fantástica! Um abraço!

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  14. Reading your sharing on flu and immune system.
    I am traveling right along with you. Staying close to home. Had a flu shot but with high dosage of prednisone in my system I am very cautious. Stay well and Love your words this early morning....

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  15. Your first three photos are my kind of pictures. I really do like them so much. Beautiful work. genie

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  16. That first photo is stunningly serene and inviting. So lovely. I've often wondered at the majesty and symbiotic relationship we have with trees. How magnificently God has arranged things.

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  17. I love the whole sequence of images, the words, everything.

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  18. Laura, your photos really feed my sprit. I like how you appreciate the vast as well as the minuscule. And yes, trees are probably nature's biggest gift to us. Hope we do conserve them, us. Have a happy week end Laura.

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  19. Beautiful photos! I love the sundog. I took a photo of one on Christmas Eve but yours is much prettier.

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  20. Beautiful pictures and an important message ~ thank you for the fact about the oxygen and trees, I haven't heard that before!

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  21. How beautiful!

    Happy New Year belated.

    xo

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  22. Beautiful photos. Hope you'll find time to visit my Hibiscus.

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  23. I love 'inter + being = one'

    I had not known what a sundog was, but the picture you shared was amazing.

    The fact about the two trees is one I will remember. Thank you.

    And thanks for taking part in Poetry Pantry!

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  24. What beautiful captures, each one so lovely, so filled with mood, especially the first one.

    I love to read your prose...thoughts, facts, etc.

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  25. Terrific shots, I love sundogs!

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  26. What gorgeous imagery! Love the abstract shapes and forms and faces you uncovered here.

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  27. Your photos are PURE DELIGHT, Laura... I'm in awe every time I come here. And I love sundogs... they seem a rarity. The tree facts astonished me... Thank you for this information and more! Happy Week ((HUGS))

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  28. wonderful pics! thanx for sharing the beauty of nature with us :)

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  29. I wasn't sure what a sundog was...
    quite magical to see something for the first time. ♥

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  30. Lovely post, lovely photos! Thanks for sharing and have a great week :)

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  31. As if your photos aren't wondrous enough, you add ah haiku that condenses their meaning into three brief lines. Lovely.

    http://www.kimnelsonwrites.com/2013/01/13/feckless/

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  32. LOVE it! I'm so glad you came by to share on Weekly Top Shot #65!

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