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Nature at Its Best

I often walk the grounds of the Iowa Arboretum looking for interesting pictures to capture with the camera lens.  Several days ago there was a mist in the air that froze and formed ice crystals on plants and structures.   Nature at its best.

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Gifts of Nature

The first major storm blanketed the Arboretum with a fresh carpet of snow. A short walk reveals many wonderful gifts of nature.  The oak leaf remains as a single soldier in the morning sun. The apple tree holds onto its shadow and fruit.  The winter waves in the snow provide a glimpse of the power of wind.

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