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Uploaded: 03/16/14 2:40 AM GMT
The Road Not Taken
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Despite appearances to the contrary this is not a stream. This is a road covered with anywhere from 6-12 inches water, if not more in some places. It was also as the title suggests the road not taken when I was working in this area. Instead of being able to walk along a quick clean trail I had to hump my way through wind fallen trees and swamp to get in and out of the area for the better part of a week.

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.snapshooter87
03/16/14 3:57 AM GMT
It may not be pretty, but it certainly is well documented with nice reflections of the trees that didn't end up windfalls, as well as the flooded trail and trees that succumbed to the winds.
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::mirto56
03/16/14 5:05 AM GMT
Nice tree reflections on the muddy waters, Wendell. It really doesn't look like a road with all that water. Good place to test out a Jeep!
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The thing that goes the farthest, towards making life worthwhile, it costs the least and does the most, is just a pleasant smile.
::Dunstickin
03/16/14 7:58 AM GMT
You shoulda had yer wellies on mate..

~ I had to hump my way through wind fallen tress!~

Watch out for Bear 'stuff' when you do!
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"Never stop photographing. It is very likely that your best photograph has not yet been captured">
.GIGIBL
03/16/14 10:37 AM GMT
Excellent shot Wendell,Well captured.
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.picardroe
03/16/14 10:46 AM GMT
Very well captured Wendell, I like the reflection in the water and also the Autumn colors.
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::tigger3
03/16/14 1:14 PM GMT
A very good take of what mother nature can bring our way, I like your editing on this one Wendell. Tigs♥ =^..^=
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Nature in all her glory is my uplift on life and so is my love of photography. sandi ♪ ♫
::0930_23
03/16/14 3:39 PM GMT
It make me wonder what type of work you do Wendell. Perhaps monitoring beavers.
Good shot with wonderful reflections. Beauty can be found anywhere. Even in the middle of a road.
I see this one leading to the contest.

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People are like cameras--sometimes they lose focus.
::trixxie17
03/16/14 3:56 PM GMT
Well taken and well described Wendell - definitely fits the contest theme.
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. . . "What a desolate place would be a world without a flower! It would be a face without a smile, a feast without a welcome." A.J. Balfour
.Starglow
03/16/14 4:03 PM GMT
Terrific reflections and lovely natural coloring.
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.gizmo1
03/16/14 5:32 PM GMT
Well you would not want to take it for a walk but great to take as a photo shot my friend .The reflection are love and sharp and I love the natural colours in the photo plus very good composition too. Plus when you enlarge this photo it brings out all the textures in the trees to my good friend.
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::solita17
03/17/14 4:55 AM GMT
Whoa... I'm not sure Frost was thinking of a road quite so 'untraveled' when he wrote the poem... Great entry!
mary
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"If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun." -- Katharine Hepburn

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