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Old May 22, 2010, 8:55 AM   #1
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I was just minding my own business trying to get a shot of the JUST awaken Lily-of-the-valleys and all of a sudden a Damselfly comes showing her natural beauty to me.

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Fun Fact: All languages have a general cruleness in the naming of the Dragonfly.
In Swedish it's Trollslända and in Danish Fandens ridehest which is basically the same things.
Old folklore depicts Dragonflies as the creatures that would sow your eye sockets together if you fell asleep outside for the night. To these beliefs their names where in turn Blindsticka in Swedish and Öyenstikker in Norweigan, roughly meaning Needle of Blindness.
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Old May 22, 2010, 12:44 PM   #2
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That is hilarious Acapulco!...Those shots are awesome...beautiful Dragonfly!
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Old May 22, 2010, 1:27 PM   #3
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Thanks LT, I appreciate those words coming from you I'd love to see more what you got in store...
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Excellent shots!
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these are really nice. i love the contrast.

nicely titled too lol
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Very nice!
I enjoy your added tidbits of interesting folklore and the meaning of the names too.
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