Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Night Sky Over Itasca

  Itasca State Park, Minnesota

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20 comments:

  1. We took a family vacation there many years ago. My kids walked through the headwaters of the Mississippi. It is a beautiful place - day or night. Thanks for sharing.

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  2. very inviting!

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  3. Wow! Just beautiful! I can almost hear the wind and maybe a mournful cry in the distance! Beautiful shot!

    Thanks for the words about Lilac. I'm not sure if she's let us soak her feet. She's having a hard time standing for very long, so it would be a bit tough to do. So far we've been able to do alright with keeping it clean by bandaging it. I sometimes just wish I could bundle her up in bubble wrap.

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  4. Nice -- I love night shots

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  5. That's a beautiful night shot.

    Thanks for visiting. To answer your question: I didn't know what mine was until Mojo mentioned Osprey in his comment and I looked it up. This is what I found: "Osprey is an American multi-mission, military, tiltrotor aircraft with both a vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL), and short takeoff and landing (STOL) capability. It is designed to combine the functionality of a conventional helicopter with the long-range, high-speed cruise performance of a turboprop aircraft." That still doesn't explain why it was flying over my house since I don't live near a military base.

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  6. That is gorgeous as are your other photos!

    XO,

    Sheila :-)

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  7. Very Romantic!makes me want to go for a leisurely night walk...sigh!none of these simple pleasures of life seem to be happening anymore..
    love,
    A

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  8. Ah...beautiful picture. What a perfect way to end the day. I love the way this full moon is framed.

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  9. Terrific capture and I love the way you've framed the moon, too! Perfect! Hope you have a wonderful weekend! Enjoy!

    Sylvia

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  10. Beautiful night shot...I love photos with the moon...

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  11. Beautiful photo!
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  12. Night shots are so eery but cool. I always wonder if there is a vampire just lurking around one of the trees.

    :)

    Thanks for joining us... you always make it so fun!

    Claudia

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  13. A very peaceful shot, great. I hope you have a great weekend and take care.

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  14. Outstanding composition. This might be the most unique capture I will see. Very well done.

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  15. I love looking at the sky, morning noon and night but I can never take a good picture of the moon. Your photo is fabulous!

    Best wishes for a great weekend,
    Natasha.

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  17. The leaves look mysterious and awesome as silhouettes under the moon-lit sky!!

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