“Fruited Plain Beside The Pond” won “Special Recognition” in Open Art Exhibition 2019 – Photography & Digital Category sponsored by Light Space & Time.The gallery received 782 entries from 20 countries around the world, as well as from 34 different USA states and the District of Columbia.Our mom rode shot gun on the taking of the foundation photo. She went with me while I was driving to locate ideal locations.Initially, I didn’t see the possibilities in a scene that seemed so plain . . . But the moral of this story: trust your mom.