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Tulip
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© Karen Engelbreth
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Sharon  Day
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    Absolutely gorgeous, Karen!!! I love this so much! Well done!

5/1/2005 12:16:15 AM

 
Ali Atri
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Very nice closeup shot. I like the mild contrast of green and orange. thanks.

5/1/2005 12:18:25 AM

 
Kate Jackson
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Fantastic capture of an emerging tulip Karen. Love the curly wurlies!!

5/1/2005 12:20:48 AM

 
Cathy Stancil
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Beautiful Karen ! I love the soft colors, dof and curves of the petals...

5/1/2005 12:23:00 AM

 
Patricia A. Kuniega
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Beautiful unfurling and DOF, Karen!

5/1/2005 12:28:10 AM

 
S  J
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Very unique macro capture, Karen!! Wonderful colors and DOF!! I absolutely love it!!

5/1/2005 12:35:02 AM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Thank you for the nice comments, Sharon, Ali, Kate, Cathy and Patricia!

5/1/2005 12:35:44 AM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Thank you to you too, Sanjay - I always appreciate your comments :0)!

5/1/2005 12:37:19 AM

 
Donna Roberts
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Karen - I could imagine this as part of a 'time lapse' series to track this beautiful bloom as it unfurls......
:-) from 'downunder'

5/1/2005 12:46:01 AM

 
Patty Razonable

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Wow! That is a super macro capture and DOF!! Excellent image!!

5/1/2005 1:06:29 AM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Thank you for the nice words, Donna and Patty!

5/1/2005 1:59:51 AM

 
Carla Metzler
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So beautiful, Karen! Wonderful macro!

5/1/2005 4:09:03 AM

 
Kathleen Clemons
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Gorgeous, Karen!

5/1/2005 4:24:18 AM

 
Joy Rector
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What an unusual shot, love it.

5/1/2005 4:34:13 AM

 
Donna W. Neal
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Stunning Karen love it

5/1/2005 4:39:04 AM

 
Stephanie Lyons
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Excellent macro shot Karen! Love the DOF and the composition!

5/1/2005 4:45:49 AM

 
Tom Andersen
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This is so beautiful, Karen! The color, lighting and DOF are all perfect! Great job!

5/1/2005 4:46:59 AM

 
Lewis P. Church
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Excellent!

5/1/2005 5:03:35 AM

 
Tammy Scott
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Superb image and soft colors, Karen!

5/1/2005 5:30:22 AM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Gorgeous image, Karen, great colors, DOF, and presentation!
-Debby

5/1/2005 5:43:35 AM

 
Debra Booth
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Gorgeous, Karen!

5/1/2005 6:04:37 AM

 
Judith G. Secco
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What a beauty!!!

5/1/2005 6:31:19 AM

 
Marsha S. Smith
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How wonderful, catching it at this unusual stage of opening. Beautiful! - I love the perfect dof that makes the bloom just pop out at us.

5/1/2005 6:43:59 AM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Thank you for all the nice words, Carla, Kathleen, Joy, Donna, Stephanie, Tom, Paul, Tammy, Debby, Debra, Judy and Marsha - I really appreciate!

5/1/2005 7:14:44 AM

 
Gen Nagase
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Fantastic capture, Karen!!!
Great dof, beautiful colors!!!

5/1/2005 8:52:16 AM

 
Casey A. Hanson
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Awesome macro!

5/1/2005 9:13:52 AM

 
Evy Johansen
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Wow - wonderful image, Karen!

5/1/2005 9:14:32 AM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Thank you very much, Nobi, Casey and Evy!

5/1/2005 9:36:40 AM

 
Jennifer Rennison

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Outstanding, Karen! Beautiful colors, dof and composition!

5/1/2005 9:50:31 AM

 
Noel Baebler
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What a beautiful coming out, Karen!

5/1/2005 10:41:00 AM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Thank you for the great comments, Jennifer and Noel :0)!

5/1/2005 2:03:35 PM

 
Arya Bandyopadhyay
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Brilliant shot, gorgeous colours!!

5/1/2005 11:41:13 PM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Thank you very much, Arya!

5/2/2005 5:39:25 AM

 
Rob T. Henry
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This is Awesome, Karen!! Love the swirl pattern!!!

5/2/2005 10:31:28 AM

 
Kathryn Love
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superb image Karen!!

5/2/2005 10:39:15 AM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Thank you for the nice comments, Rob and Kathryn!

5/2/2005 11:02:35 AM

 
Goshka G.
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Just beautiful Karen!!!!

5/2/2005 11:09:57 AM

 
kerby lee pfrangle
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karen this is a beautiful coral color and so delicate. Stunning capture.

Kerby

5/2/2005 12:00:19 PM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Thank you very much, Goshka and Kerby!

5/2/2005 12:05:18 PM

 
Mary K. Robison
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Wow, Karen! Such a different stage of a tulip, so beautifully detailed! Love the delicate shades of orange and green!

5/2/2005 2:22:18 PM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Thank you for the kind comment, Mary!

5/2/2005 2:25:09 PM

 
Kara Hendricks
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Oh, the detail you have captured here Karen.. Wonderful shot, and love you dof!!

5/2/2005 2:28:37 PM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Thank you very much, Kara!

5/2/2005 2:53:10 PM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Beautiful macro Karen, love all those twists and curls!!

5/2/2005 4:44:24 PM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Thank you, Claudia!

5/2/2005 8:17:08 PM

 

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Beautiful Karen, love it!

5/4/2005 2:10:39 AM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Thank you, Reine :0)!

5/4/2005 5:04:35 AM

 
Lucia De Giovanni

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Very beautiful, Karen - I stared at this for a long time....

5/4/2005 11:04:33 AM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Thank you for the nice words, Lucia - i'm happy you like it!

5/4/2005 11:06:16 AM

 
Janice Edwards
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Simply Beautiful.........:)

5/5/2005 3:02:52 PM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Thank you very much, Janice :0)!

5/5/2005 3:20:38 PM

 
Linda Murphy
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Wonderful capture Karen!

5/6/2005 4:55:53 AM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Thank you very much, Linda Ann!

5/6/2005 6:50:39 AM

 
DiAnna F. Paulk
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Karen, this is beautiful! I suspect we'll be seeing this again in the finals! :)

Thanks for your kind comment on my "Daughter...Granddaughter" photo!

5/7/2005 3:27:10 PM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Thank you for the nice words, DiAnna!

5/7/2005 3:35:08 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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This is lovely!! The colors are very nice!!

5/19/2005 7:28:15 PM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Thank you, Donna :0)!

5/19/2005 9:01:12 PM

 
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Nice shot - I like the shallow depth of field and bright orange contrasting color.

6/20/2005 3:37:24 PM

 
Michael Khoury
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Congrats Karen!!

6/21/2005 4:01:48 PM

 
Mary K. Robison
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Congratulations, Karen!!

6/21/2005 4:42:00 PM

 
Tammy Scott
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Congratulations again, Karen!

6/21/2005 5:23:57 PM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Thank you very much, Michael, Mary and Tammy!

6/21/2005 10:06:15 PM

 
Noel Baebler
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Beautiful, Karen! Congratulations!

6/22/2005 6:42:31 AM

 
S  J
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Congratulations on this OUTSTANDING Finalist, Karen!!

6/22/2005 8:03:12 AM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Thank you Noel and Sanjay :0)!

6/22/2005 9:34:20 AM

 
Jennifer Rennison

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Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Karen!

6/22/2005 10:04:45 AM

 
Dominique Declerck
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Congratulations, Karen!!!!

6/23/2005 1:19:06 AM

 
Stan J. Contrades
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Superb image in color, details and clarity, Karen! CONGRATULATIONS on your 2nd Place win with this beauty!!
Much Aloha,
Stan

6/23/2005 2:07:35 AM

 
Michael Khoury
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Congratulations Karen!

6/23/2005 3:07:39 AM

 
Tom Andersen
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Congratulation on this beautiful winner, Karen!

6/23/2005 3:12:16 AM

 
Tammy Scott
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Congratulations, Karen!

6/23/2005 3:53:17 AM

 
Patricia A. Kuniega
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Congratulations on your win, Karen!

6/23/2005 4:01:42 AM

 
Alan L. Borror
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Congratulations on your winner, Karen!

6/23/2005 4:05:10 AM

 
Mata Patan
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WOW!!! CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!!!!

6/23/2005 4:20:57 AM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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congrats on this awesome WINNING image!

6/23/2005 5:11:18 AM

 
Diane  Addonizio
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congratulations!

6/23/2005 6:05:49 AM

 
Dale Ann Cubbage
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So beautiful Karen! Congrats my friend!

da

6/23/2005 6:26:48 AM

 
Paul C. Gazzanigo
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Nothing less than stunning ...

Congratulations, Karen!

6/23/2005 6:28:36 AM

 
Noel Baebler
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Congratulations, Karen!!!

6/23/2005 7:06:35 AM

 
Jill Flynn
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Congratulations on your SECOND PLACE WIN Karen!!!!

6/23/2005 7:19:02 AM

 
Joergen Joergensen
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Tillykke Karen:-))

6/23/2005 8:25:31 AM

 
Susan T. Evans
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Big Congrats Karen, awesome winner!

6/23/2005 8:34:35 AM

 
Jennifer Rennison

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Congratulations on your win, Karen!

6/23/2005 9:25:58 AM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Congrats on your beautiful win, Karen!!

6/23/2005 10:32:56 AM

 
Goshka G.
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Congrats on this gorgeous win, Karen!!

6/23/2005 11:53:51 AM

 
Deb Holmes
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Way to go Karen, congrats on this lovely winner!

6/23/2005 12:12:08 PM

 
Marsha S. Smith
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CONGRATULATIONS, KAREN!!!!!

6/23/2005 1:24:13 PM

 
William C. Raco
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This is so very lovely!
Wonderful work
Congratulations,

bill

6/23/2005 1:44:39 PM

 
Janet Williams
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Karen - many congratulations - a really beautiful image in every way.

6/23/2005 2:15:00 PM

 
Debra Booth
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Congratulations, Karen!!

6/23/2005 2:53:03 PM

 
Darren K. Fisher
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WOW awesome image Karen. Congrats on your win.

6/23/2005 4:41:35 PM

 
ADILSON F. FERREIRA
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Congratulations on your win Karen!!!

6/23/2005 5:03:53 PM

 
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Congratulations on your wonderful floral image and win Karen!!

6/23/2005 7:40:21 PM

 
Gen Nagase
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Congratulations, Karen, on your great win for this real beauty!!!

6/23/2005 7:52:48 PM

 
Carol Brill
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Karen, congratulations on your win with this delicate beauty!

6/23/2005 9:05:17 PM

 
Souha Dooly
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Congratulations on your win,Karen!!Beautiful!!

6/23/2005 10:51:00 PM

 
Donna Roberts
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I am so pleased to see this evolve from a finalist to a well deserved 2nd place win Karen.
I am so thrilled for you - an excellent result!!!!!
:-) from 'downunder'

6/23/2005 11:34:42 PM

 
Jenny Bosmans
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Congratulations on your win, Karen!!!
GREAT!

6/24/2005 2:23:04 AM

 
Allan L. Whitehead
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Karen, congratulations on your win in last month's contest in the 'Details and Macro' category. It is very richly deserved, my dear friend - your friend, Allan

6/24/2005 3:45:37 AM

 
S  J
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Congratulations on this outstanding WIN, Karen!!

6/24/2005 6:22:07 AM

 
Monika Sapek
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Wonderful, Karen! Big congratulations on your Second Place Win!
Monika

6/24/2005 11:43:52 AM

 
Kathleen Clemons
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So beautiful, Karen. Congrats!

6/24/2005 1:01:10 PM

 
Dolores Neilson
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Sorry I missed this one when you posted it, Karen! Big congrats to you!

6/24/2005 2:56:40 PM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Guess I missed this too, just beautiful Karen, congrats on your win!

6/24/2005 3:49:37 PM

 
Evy Johansen
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Many congratulations on a well deserved win, Karen!

6/24/2005 6:53:12 PM

 
Judy S. Fung
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Congrats on your win, Karen!!

6/24/2005 10:46:16 PM

 
Wally Orlowsky
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Congratulations on this beautiful winner, Karen!

6/25/2005 3:30:07 AM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Beautiful, and great use of dof. Congratulations

6/25/2005 6:46:21 AM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Congratulations to you Karen!! This is beautiful!!

6/26/2005 3:13:39 AM

 
Terry  R. Hatfield
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Beautiful Macro Image Karen!Congratulations On Your Win!!

6/26/2005 6:11:59 AM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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What a wonderful surprise to get home to a winner picture, thanks a lot for all the nice words - it is a great pleasure!

7/2/2005 1:16:19 AM

 
EVELYN T. THOMPSON
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Very interesting. I like it.

7/2/2005 4:20:02 AM

 
Linda Murphy
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Wonderful capture Karen. Congrats!!

7/19/2005 4:44:53 AM

 
Tonya R. Boles
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Great capture..

5/3/2006 1:53:45 PM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Thank you very much, Evelyn, Linda Ann and Tonya :0))

5/4/2006 7:03:36 AM

 
Cheryl E. Molennor
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What a great macro Karen.

12/26/2006 6:59:48 PM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Thank you very much, Cheryl :0))

12/27/2006 12:06:01 AM

 
S. Velickovski
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Beautiful image & fantastic GALLERY Karen.
~S~

10/12/2007 9:02:43 AM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Thank you for the wonderful commen, S - you make my day :0))

10/12/2007 9:05:47 AM

 
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