Daily Archives: August 6, 2012

Aug
6
  • Tropical Water Lily Photo, posted 2012-08-06

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    Tropical Water Lily – While at the Missouri Botanical Garden yesterday, I was able to get a few photos of water lilies in different colors.  This one was in the Reflecting Pool of the George Washington Carver Garden. With the Lantern Festival at the Garden this year it seems like the number of lilies is down from previous years because some of the water features where you might see the lilies are used for other things.  Even so, those that […]

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Aug
6
  • Hornet Nest Photo, posted 2012-08-06

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    Abandoned – For nearly a year, I innocently drove beneath this nest sometimes weekly, sometimes five or six times in a month without any awareness of the nest or its inhabitants.  Hundreds of others did the same.  During the spring and summer, the nest was camouflaged by brightly colored foliage and it only became visible after all of the leaves had fallen in the autumn.  Luckily, it was high enough that it wasn’t struck by any vehicle or antennas or […]

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