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Dogwood - Spruce Run County Park - Clinton, NJ

Posted by
Denny Jump (Bellevue, WA, United States) on 28 May 2011 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

HI EVERYONE - FIRST PLEASE LET ME REMIND MANY OF YOU WHO MAY NOT BE AWARE: AM3 WOULD LIKE EVERYONE TO DO A SELF-PORTRAIT AND POST IT FOR MONDAY, MAY 30 AND TITLE IT 'SELF PORTRAIT." OF COURSE, AM3's REQUEST IS PURELY OPTIONAL BUT I THINK IT IS A COOL IDEA AND KENNY WAS THE ONE WHO SUGGESTED IT, SO THANKS KENNY

SECONDLY, PLEASE ALLOW ME TO THANK YOU FOR ALL OF YOUR WONDERFUL COMMENTS ON MY BLOG - I AM AROUND THIS WEEKEND BUT HAVE BEEN SLOW IN RESPONDING TO MANY OF YOU, SO THANKS AGAIN!

Dogwoods here in the east can have white blossoms, pink blossoms a coral pink) and this creamy yellow color...sometimes almost a blend of white and yellow. I captured this on my lunch hour a month ago not far from my work.

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** Staples Singers - "Respect Yourself"

- " We do not move forward from a middle opinion, which is undemocratic but mediocratic.
We advance from a creative passion "- (Edgar Morin)

- "To photograph is to hold one's breath, when all faculties converge to capture fleeting reality. It's at
that precise moment that mastering an image becomes a great physical and intellectual joy."
- Henri Cartier-Bresson.

::Words from Denny:
- My beliefs, and values, have always been strongly tied-to music, especially Jazz, and Blues.
- The following artists and lyrics seem to "sum-up" where my spirit resides:
EARTH WIND AND FIRE;
"HOLD ON TO YOUR SPIRIT,
ALWAYS FEEL YOUR SOUL....
HONOR THE MAGIC IN YOUR HEART"
; Earth Wind and Fire

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