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Early last April, I spent a long weekend in Boston wandering the Freedom Trail and eating clam chowder (although not…

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Early last April, I spent a long weekend in Boston wandering the Freedom Trail and eating clam chowder (although not at the same time). One morning, as I was strolling through the Public Gardens in Boston Common, I stopped in front of this remarkable tulip. Not only was it the lone red specimen in a planting full of yellow flowers, but it was the only open bloom in a sea of still-sprouting buds. It was so unexpected that I had to immortalize it in photo; to me, it told a story of not being afraid to be unique, to stand out, to embrace difference.

In a new post specifically created for this challenge, share a picture that says UNIQUE to you.

michelle-weberMaybe the image itself shows something distinct from its surroundings, or maybe it’s a unique take on a common subject. Maybe it’s a unique person in your life, or a treasured heirloom that’s irreplaceable. I’m excited to see what “unique” means to you!

- Michelle

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  1. Sara,
    The post I worked on all week to meet the Photo Challenge guidelines unfortunately did not show up in the reader. This has happened before and it was due to categories and tags numbering over 15. I had a total of 7 categories and tags. It was so disappointed and am not sure what happened.Can you direct me as to how to get help with this? My only option last time was to re-post but I’m hesitant as the same thing may happen.
    Thanks for any help with this! Again, I promise to meet all the guidelines from here on out! :-)
    Alexandria Sage

      1. Michele, (sorry I called you Sara–I’m so used to her.) I don’t know what happened but it showed up in the reader several hours later. It’s there now! Thanks for anything you did!
        Alexandria

  2. “And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom” ~ Anias Nin

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