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Botanical Gardens
Happy Bokeh Wednesday!

Home to NJ safe and happy - slept till 5:30 AM - perfect. Time to run and get CQW up for first day of middle school.

ps (in case you had not looked back at the previous photo):
Thanks for your comments and encouragement during my travels! I've never had a fully engaged flickr friends support team during a big trip before! I'm honored by and grateful for your presence over the last two weeks. Hopefully I'll get to follow your worldly travels over the ether sometime soon too.

ps: as someone noted, this did briefly show up in explore, then percolated off the explore list during what I call the wednesday 'bokeh storm'. Thanks for your views and nice comments!

renato47, shetha, nicholei., and 53 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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  1. nosha 68 months ago | reply

    Thanks everyone for your viewing and kind comments!

    No, I really did not know/remember. I'm bad with those things, only living with femme_makita has made me able to name plants and birds by even their common names (except for the very common ones). Thanks!

  2. Vivian S. Bedoya 68 months ago | reply

    How wonderful, you're home and you even brought a gift for us! How nice : )

  3. Singing With Light 68 months ago | reply

    wonderful Bokeh, gorgeous lighting on the lily excellent work
    HBW to you to and welcome back

  4. PAL1970 68 months ago | reply

    Outstanding composition and light. This is truly a wonderful image. Congrats on Explore!

    Seen in the interestingness archives. (?)

  5. desertdutchman 68 months ago | reply

    If you're goal is to make the world better--you are succeeding. Well done.

    Seen in the interestingness archives. (?)

  6. Thushan S. Withana-Gamage 68 months ago | reply

    well done my friend

    You are definitely a Nature Watcher!
    Pls tag your photo "Nature Watcher"

  7. J3ni 68 months ago | reply

    this is lovely, so tranquil and relaxing

    [discovered in Mr Dayglo's photophlow room] (?)

  8. femme_makita 68 months ago | reply

    love the metallic shades in the background.

  9. ... Arjun 68 months ago | reply

    HBW! Gorgeous bokeh!

  10. NVS_Inc 68 months ago | reply

    a beautiful shot. hope you get/got all the rest you need :-)

  11. MyArtistSoul 68 months ago | reply

    Quite a beautiful, peaceful shot. I love all the natural hues and tones.

  12. Eddi van W. 65 months ago | reply

    Hallo, ich bin der Administrator der Gruppe Creative Commons- Free Pictures, und wir würden uns freuen, wenn Du dies zu unserer Gruppe hinzufügen würdest.


  13. melcir.meri 51 months ago | reply

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  14. John(cardwellpix) 45 months ago | reply

    just beautiful light, beautiful Lilies .. very nice indeed ..

  15. Cristina Schultz 34 months ago | reply

    Please join. Then get your badge
    here for display on your profile.

  16. Ana (Yera) 34 months ago | reply

    Great shot, congrats, the light and bokeh are perfect!

  17. Feggy Art 34 months ago | reply

    Nice arrangement of subject and differential focus

  18. Mervi Eskelinen aka tasselflower 23 months ago | reply

    This is very pretty! I like the focus and the arrangement as well. Also the light is beautiful.

  19. australianpolicyonline 8 months ago | reply

    Thanks from Australian Policy Online. This pic is on APO's home page (with attribution) for a few days from 22 August 2013. See (illustrating an article called "Farewell, ABC Pool: the birth, death, and rebirth of audience participation at the ABC").
    Thank you for listing your image with a Creative Commons license.

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