12 Favorite Photos from MyMidwest 2009 | Midwest Living

12 Favorite Photos from MyMidwest 2009

Click through to see the top reader photos from our 2009 MyMidwest contest. The overall winners are at the end!

Climbing clematis heaven

Submitted by: mcobb10

Comment by mcobb10: My grandson, Colt, loves to play amongst the plants and trees in my backyard. Here he is hiding in the climbing clematis.


Kayaks waiting for a ride

Submitted by: gustafdaughter

Childhood dreams

Submitted by: dmolson3

Comment by dmolson3: My daughter fixes her gaze on an extraordinary rainbow over our back pasture near Vermillion, South Dakota.

Are you both listening to me?

Submitted by : gustafdaughter

Comment by gustafdaughter: These male and female bluebirds were drawn to the thawed water I had for them on a very, very cold day. I wonder what the one in back is saying...

Under Kansas skies 2

Submitted by: gitzy.loder

Comment by gitzy.loder: Hiawatha, Kansas.


Submitted by: backenkeller

Comment by backenkeller; Boys jumping in the lake.

King of the dune

Submitted by: alofs

Comment by alofs: Nothing beats king of the hill (or sand dune) in front of a million-dollar sunset.

A Christmas Wish

Submitted by: terrymc4

Comment by terrymc4: A warmer time exhibiting reds and greens.

Children in the fountain

Submitted by: graphicbytes

Comment by graphicbytes: Children playing in the fountain at Millennium Park, Chicago.


Submitted by: troyhillman

Comment by troyhillman: A photo taken in the backyard field of the home I grew up in. Close-up of a thistle plant in mid-fall 2009.

Young explorers

Readers' Choice Grand Prize Winner

Submitted by: terrymc4

Comment by terrymc4: Three young cousins explore a young cornfield near Dodgeville, Wisconsin, during a family get together.

The end of the trail

Editors' Choice Grand Prize Winner

Submitted by: jigglestaro

Comment by jigglestaro: 33.5 miles from Kalamazoo to South Haven, Michigan, in October.

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