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[Photo Journal/A-Z Photo Story Challenge] S is For Swan Lake

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Hello. Fats here. It’s Tuesday! Time for Frizztext’s A-Z Photo Story Challenge. Letter this week is S so the photos you will see on our blog today are the ones I took at Swan Lake Iris Gardens in Sumter, SC. Now I can finally say that I’ve been to Swan Lake! Life goal achieved. =)

“It doesn’t matter if you are born in a duck yard,
so long as you are hatched from a swan’s egg!”

— Hans Christian Andersen, The Ugly Duckling

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And here’s something I learned that day:

“This sculpture represents the right wing of a pintail duck in its recovery stroke. This theme evolved from a wing position that is considered the weakest in bird flight, yet in the artist’s eye is the position with the most beauty and grace. All of us are in recovery somewhere in our lives, as in our environment…”

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Fats is the Assistant Manager for Circulation Services at the Wayne County Public Library in Wooster, Ohio. She considers herself a reader of all sorts, although she needs to work on her non-fiction reading. Fats likes a good mystery but is not too fond of thrillers. She takes book hoarding seriously and enjoys collecting bookmarks and tote bags. When she is not reading, Fats likes to shop pet apparel for her cat Penny (who absolutely loathes it).

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