WPC: Depth

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Sunset view through the forest to the lake, in the depths of winter;

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and through the forest into the depths of the cloud filled sky.

Weekly Photo Challenge:  Depth

“A tree stands strong not by its fruits or branches,

but by the depth of its roots.”

Anthony Liccione

Photos by Woodland Gnome 2015

One Word Photo Challenge: Taupe

Redbud tree seedpods

Redbud tree seedpods

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Taupe: Tan, brownish grey or greyish brown; 

Khaki?

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Not my favorite color, but sadly, much of our garden fades to taupe in winter.

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This is the dried out husky color of dead grasses.

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The bleached left-over color of fallen leaves and dried seed pods. 

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It is the background, the default; Nature’s neutral. 

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It cloaks the marshes and carpets the forest floor. 

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We distract ourselves in December with pine green, berry red, cone brown. 

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We gild it all with frost and snow. 

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But Taupe is patiently waiting. 

It’s death-mask tranquility will still greet us

in January, February, March. 

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Beaten by rain, blown by wind, bleached by sun, rotted by time;

Taupe will not  surrender

Until it is overpowered with fresh spring green growth.

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Photos by Woodland Gnome 2014

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With Appreciation to Jennifer Nichole Wells for her

One Word Photo Challenge:  Taupe

Weekly Photo Challenge: Angular

Low tide at Indian Field Creek, beside the National Colonial Parkway

Low tide at Indian Field Creek, beside the National Colonial Parkway

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And, taking a closer look,

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and closer, still…

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Photos by Woodland Gnome 2014

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Weekly Photo Challenge:  Angular

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Holiday Wreath Challenge:  2014

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