my dandelion state of mind


A life changing moment just the day before…

taking me back to my childhood days;

and like the dandelion…I let go of the old…to start something new.

flourishing in my descent.

©Photos by Laura

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Submitted to the Weekly Photo Challenge: State of Mind

To read the story behind the dandelion, click here.

17 thoughts on “my dandelion state of mind

  1. Beautiful photo with words to match. Great to know there are so many women shining bright in the world.

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  2. lol, snap! I love dandelions too and they do exactly the same for me, take me back to childhood days! Now as I am older I find them to be beautiful photo models. I did a similar post a while back. I am never sure if there is some unwritten blogging rule about not posting links on someone else’s page but I hope you don’t mind. I just thought it parallels yours so nicely! https://nihongojapango.wordpress.com/2015/10/22/dandylion/
    leanne (photo 101)

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    1. Thanks for sharing! We have a common passion for photography and writing, not to mention dandelions! 🙂

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  3. Beautifully worded and the photo is wonderful. I was really touched by this.

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    1. Thank you so much Belinda! I appreciate your words of support! I truly love dandelions, even though they can be an eye sore for some. And, June 1-2nd are in my mind forever as beautiful days to remember. 🙂

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      1. I love dandelions, too!

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  4. Your photography is so inspiring.

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    1. Thanks Cindy! You have inspired me, as well. I am very interested in learning how to publish a book. I have many ideas…all in my head. Not sure where to even start. I would love to exchange emails so you could guide me. 🙂 If you are on Face Book, maybe we could hook up there.

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      1. Thanks Laura! I’m sort of figuring all this out as I go. I’d be happy to get in touch. My email is also on my Welcome page and I’d love to hear from you chmcynthiahm@gmail.com I am also on Face Book too 🙂

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        1. I will be in touch soon! Thanks so much!

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  5. This is a great simile Laura..Lovely pairing.

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    1. Thanks Christina! I love dandelions…and yes, I still make wishes! 🙂

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  6. Nice, nice, nice, Laura. I loved the way you breathed life into a blend of melodic words and a beautiful flourishing plant to engulf the past and light up a hopeful future. I wish you a blissful start and hope you would grow from strength to strength.

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    1. Thanks Paul! Moving from my home state a few years ago has opened my eyes and heart. Letting go of friendships and the familiarity was difficult but my “faith” in God always gets me through. But this time, I will forever remember me actually embracing the moment and moving on! Thanks for always hanging around to read something from my little world! 🙂

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      1. You are welcome, Laura. I loved your resilience and faith in God. Above all, I loved your pictures and words that complement them; I have been inspired by them. Thanks for entering the blogging world and giving me the chance to meet you digitally. 🙂

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  7. Thank you so much! There are so many photos I could have used because I always seem to have some state of mind while photographing the world around me. This one just seems more vivid in my thoughts. 🙂

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  8. Great imagery in the words and a wonderful photo to accompany them. Thank you for sharing!

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