Gossamer in the Garden


Hi All,

Ever have one of those days that just isn’t all you’d hoped for…and then along comes something wonderful?

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Well, that accurately describes my yesterday. In the shadow of evening, my husband called me to our front garden area to look at some newly blossoming hydrangeas. While I didn’t find them quite so impressive, this beautiful creature caught our eye and gave me a lovely photo session. She was the perfect model. I wanted to share her beauty with you.

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I’ve seen lots of dragonflies but none quite like this, at least here in Louisiana. Usually they are the typical green and blue variety.

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I swear once it even looked like she winked at me!

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I love the hand painted look of the wing tips.

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After taken a dozen or more photos, I said good evening to my friend and left her to her own devices. I hope she returns.

Happy Wednesday!

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9 thoughts on “Gossamer in the Garden

      1. They are symbolic of resurrection – I use that imagery in Strong as Death.

        The most beautiful dragonfly I’ve ever seen was in France a couple of years ago. It was as long as my hand and a gorgeous jade/turquoise colour. I’ve never seen anything like it. I swear, for a moment, I thought i was a fairy ๐Ÿ˜€

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      2. Thats how I feel about Damselflies. I think it’s the multiple wings. There were these huge red dragonflies in Cosra Rica. They were like toy helicopters! Very mystical creatures.

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    1. Thanks. I love my dragonflies. They have been like little muses all Spring and Summer. I love taking photos almost as much as writing. Thanks for visiting and leaving me a message. ๐Ÿ™‚

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