5.28.2012

Fairy Slipper Day ~ Calypso Orchid


be still my heart


how can anyone, like me
have a favorite flower?


flowers are sweet charming beings
each and every one

hiking through the woods today
I found more tiny wild fairy slipper orchids 
than i have ever seen in one walk!

they had me on my knees over and over
taking in their beauty
blending with their presence
finding joy in life
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39 comments:

  1. oh my, tammie... what a joyous day this must've been. '

    xoxo

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  2. Grande captura!
    Belo macro. Excelentes cores.

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  3. Wild Orchids!
    Dear friend, this is awesome!
    I have never seen these flowers in nature ...
    Thanks to blogger know other places, other worlds.
    Today I am happy ... the flowers give me joy for life!
    GraciasTammie!!

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  4. They seem to readying for a dance.
    Such grace, Thank you for sharing.

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  5. La nature est un écrin qui nous offre de si beaux bijoux... Vos photos sont merveilleuses.
    Gros bisous

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  6. They are so beautiful, almost too mysterious to be "real" flowers. Do you get the bee orchids as well? Thanks for sharing these little treasures with us.

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  7. Their beauty deserves a bended knee.

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  8. How utterly adorable!!! We so often have to bend the knee to the small wonders of this world. Thank you for this beauty.

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  9. My oh my oh my. How wonderful. I believe this is the rarest of the rare native orhids to be found in Minnesota. Naturally I've never seen one. Many thanks for the look T... :)

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  10. Ooooh, these are so nice.

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  11. Such pretty wild orchids, I love the way they hold themdselves - in a slightly demure way to show off their delicate charms. Lovely captures.

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  12. Oh Tammie, you are so right that flowers are sweet special little beings! And to find so many delicate lovelies at your feet... blooming simply for the pure joy of it.

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  13. These are marvelous photos of these beautiful, magical flowers. It must have been amazing to see so many of them.

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  14. … each and every one … indeed.

    :::sigh:::

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  15. Orchids are very lovely flowers, and so fun to see the wild! A real beauty you've found here Tammie! :)

    I have few only a few green plants at home and ONE flower - an orchid. It has now got 10 beautiful flowers! :) and I'm happy with it! :)

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  16. Beatuiful!

    Our lady slippers are for home.
    Yours are for going out dancing!

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  17. Beautiful little orchids! They are an exciting find, aren't they!

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  18. those little slippers surely come to life at nite & fly through the forest...bet they have stories to tell ;-)

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  19. Totally enchanting...so pretty!

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  20. What magical shots! I'm sure fairies live there.

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  21. Oh, those are beautiful, Tammie. We have some wild orchids, usually found along the river with the pitcher plants. This year they were sparse due to the heat from last summer and the mild winter. Yours are lovely.

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  22. Flowers sending one to their knees....How apropos!
    I love your reverence for nature:))

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  23. To be in the present moment picking out dancing fairy slippers is a luxury..good for you that you take the time. How does one choose..perhaps that's up to the fairies!

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  24. Tammie dear, I would been on my knees too! Funny, we have so many kinds of orchids here. but I either see them in shops or grown in pots. These wild ones, however, are amazingly beautiful!!

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  25. I saw one this spring, my photos did not come out so well...but I will remember it in my heart...they are magical aren't they??? Your photos are gorgeous as always Tammie!

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  26. Beautifully photographed Tammie.
    Wonderful colours.

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  27. beautiful and even the minute details are so clear :)

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  28. What a great way to spend time with nature. Love these

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  29. Lovely series!!
    Warm greetings, Mirthe

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  30. Oh they're beautiful and they look so delicate.

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  31. Every one a beauty, Tammie. I'm particularly captivated with the second shot.

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  32. I would have been on my knees crawling around to see these little flowers too! Even the name is beautiful!! :-)

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  33. Beautiful photographs, a spectacular orchid.

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  34. ...magnificently awesome! ~ thakyoU! ~ for such a magical northern hemispere blessing!... ...xXx... ...Samantha...

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  35. Hello Tammie. Thanks for your comment. I love your pic about the wild orchid/Flowers. Stunning colors. Great capure. Have a good one...

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Warm greetings to you~

Thank you for visiting and also for sharing your thoughts and feelings. Seeing through your eyes and heart mean so much to me!

Tammie