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Blog entry by kolwdwrkr posted 03-30-2009 03:30 AM 1145 reads 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

We go through life wondering why things happen. Everything happens for a reason. But what is the reason? Take this Ladybug for example.
It’s such a remarkable little fella. Seemingly harmless. However he does have a task. A mission. This mission may not be his intention, but for us he is a savior. His mission? To eat the aphids that are causing damage like this:
Now that may not be his true intention. In fact his intention is most likely to simply survive. The aphids just happen to be on his menu. If his hunts continue to be successful, and he has his family and friends over we benefit substantially, most likely in this manner:
The ladybug is seemingly trapped in a routine world. His mere existance may be to simply eat, keeping things balanced and in check. Kill the ladybug and you possibly kill a rose. Kill the rose and you take something of beauty from us. I don’t know what the purpose of a rose is other then to give us visual pleasure, and to give as a sign of love. Maybe we give them to seek forgiveness or to seek romance. I would wonder what flower would symbolize these feelings should the rose become extinct.
All of this leads to us. These things are made for reasons that are not clear to us, but I tend to believe that these things are here for us to cherish. Take care of the ladybug and she’ll take care of your rose. That in turn gives us something beautiful to look at. We are here to do the same. To make and share things that are beautiful. But we also have the role of the ladybug. It is our duty to care for one anothers things, as well as to protect them. If this is truly what we are here for then I am blessed to have been given at least some sort of talent. To be able to make things and share them with the public. I hope my projects trap the viewer and give them a sense of pleasure. But first I must trap the viewer. I am hoping that this will help:
And will give you a sense of wonder. You must now be patient as this is a work in progress, waiting to see where this trap will take you. Will it hold you in wait for something great? Or something mediocre? It is truly up for you to decide, but for now I hope my trap has worked.

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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#1 posted 03-30-2009 05:37 AM

Good point and presentation, can’t wait :)

-- Frank, Dallas,TX , , “I have a REALLY BIG chainsaw”

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#2 posted 03-30-2009 09:45 AM

You have my attention. It is going to be interesting to see where this goes. Nice photography too by the way.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#3 posted 03-30-2009 10:15 AM

You got me. Nice post. Can’t wait to see the rest.

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#4 posted 03-30-2009 08:30 PM

Great Post! The suspense is killing me! ................
Photography being my second hobby, I love your ladybug and rose pics ( Double Delight ) and agree wholeheartedly on the role of the lady bug. We take very good care of ours!

I’ll be waiting for the next post!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

-- Gene, Majestic Eagle Woodworks,,

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#5 posted 03-30-2009 10:56 PM

Keith, I will be watching.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#6 posted 03-31-2009 12:01 AM

I can be patient… really I can.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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