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Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Graffiti


There is a definite change in the weather around here lately. We have been enjoying warm to hot sunny days for about a month and a half, but over the past week, actually got quite a few sprinkles and rain breaks. Yesterday was one such day. I took my camera out on a walk through Dodge Park on the Sandy River. I wanted to use my fisheye lens in a "looking up" photo to show that the leaves are still green and have not started changing, and was keeping my eye open for an ideal tree for my shot. I came across this one, who's trunk was carved on all sides with many names and hearts. Surprisingly, despite the damage, the tree was in great shape!

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Tuesday Muse 
ABC Wednesday

15 comments:

  1. Great shot, like the moss covered branches.

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  2. I am so glad that the tree was able to heal and looks good. People don't think. Yes we are moving toward fall, where did the summer go..Michelle

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  3. Now that's great graffiti!

    Leslie
    abcw team

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  4. Glad to see the tree lives on.
    Perfect word for the letter G.

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  5. Such a magnificent tree!! Terrific capture for the day, Sarah!! Mt Hood made an appearance on my blog this week as well!! Have a great week!!

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  6. Great choice for G! Only could you please write ABC Wednesday a bit bigger for everybody to see. I must say that I can hardly read it, sorry. The tree is really amazing and must be very old.
    Have a great week.
    Wil, ABCW Team

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  7. Hey, great shot, though not usually a fan of graffiti!

    ROG, ABC Wednesday team

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  8. Cool tribute to memories!

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  9. I really hate seeing this done to trees, but I do love your shot. :)

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  10. So sad! But the tree is beautiful despite the carvings. - Margy

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  11. Great shot! Glad the tree is still healthy.

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  12. Wonderful photo!
    Happy ABC Wednesday!
    Lea
    Lea's Menagerie

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  13. That is a big tree, i think i will be posting the same in my other blog as i saw different tree kinds from my long weekend escapades. It is amazing how all the kids worldwide really had fun and thinking of immortalizing their names on tree barks!

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