The Blue Bean ( Cloud Gate, Chicago)                   photograph by Colin MichaelisPontiac Lake, Oakland County, Michigan          photograph by Patricia Vail

Rear View                                                                       photograph by Anna O’Dea

I like to end each year with reflections, both literal and figurative; I hope you enjoy these beautiful images that were submitted to Hilton Honors and National Geographic Stories Without Words photo contest.

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