18JUL2018 – Photo of the Day

Stella de Oro daylillies are a ubiquitous part of summer in this area of the country but their widespread use is well deserved. they are attractive and bloom for months.  And every year I find myself mindlessly taking additional photos of them.

Hemerocallis ‘Stella de Oro’, Daylilly, flowers, Sony A7 III, Minolta 200mm F\4 Macro Lens
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mtnforge
mtnforge
2 years ago

All life is a miracle. These Lillies. Why are such things so beautiful to us? Or more precisely, there has to be a divine purpose. Must be reason such beauty exists. It isn’t a random cold thing like chance. My neighbor and best friend next farm over, rescued a baby girl who was a born meth addict from her birth mother. We all where seriously concerned how this cherub would be effected by her mothers intravenous drug abuse. The little girl is the happiest easy going natured child any of us have known. And stunning beautiful, as her constant expression… Read more »

mtnforge
mtnforge
2 years ago
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I hear you, there’s always some kind of beauty from Gods paintbrush on our land. The older we get the more precious it is. You can bury your kin on your land long as the hole is at least 4 ft deep, and the remains are at least wrapped in a cotton sheet. My wife and I want to return our remains back to repay in small part beautiful things its gifted us. The best revenge is living a good life, regardless what they think. They can’t stand it, their hate/envy level goes thru the roof. It is why they… Read more »