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Pretty, Happy, Funny, Real {Lancaster County}

PRETTY ~ Sunflowers from the flower market bringing a burst of sunshine to our table.




HAPPY~  Three boys posing with the ticket taker of a real steam train.  The ride took us out through the farmlands near Strasburg, Pennsylvania.



FUNNY~  Seeing real Amish people and their carriages in the middle of an intersection.


REAL~  The juxtaposition of life in Lancaster County: horses and Harleys.



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Comments

  1. The sunflower is gorgeous. The last photo is classic! :-)

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  2. I love the Harleys! Isn't funny how no matter where you go for vacation in the summer you run into teams of Harleys?

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  3. I just love sunflowers, Misty. Your photos, as usual, are beautiful.

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  4. This is great. Wish I could see that kind of good shot/artsy-ness through my camera lens as you got with the sunflower.

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  5. What fabulous photos! Love your caption with the 'real' photo!!

    Blessings, Debbie

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