Tag Archives: beauty

Ahhctober!

Autumn colors will peak this month in most of the Northern Hemisphere. How inspiring is it? If you google “landscape paintings,” over half the images you see will have been painted in October. Ditto photographs. And if you’re south of … Continue reading

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Noisy Neighbours

Originally posted on The Adventures Of…:
In life, sometimes you encounter episodes that are hard to describe, or for others to believe. One such episode, happened to me at Masai Mara, in Kenya. The park is themeing with wildlife. Wildlife…

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“To See the World in a Grain of Sand”

It’s hard to believe that William Blake wasn’t looking through a microscope when he wrote those words. I was astonished when, as a kid, I read Richard Matheson’s sci-fi classic The Shrinking Man, and realized creation is not only infinitely … Continue reading

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Wondrous Places!

Originally posted on Soopertravelers:
Sorry folks! I couldn’t post the last few months, as I got infected with COVID, and it took me some time to fully recover. Now that I am healthy again and have some time, I will…

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Eternal Dreams

Featured Blogger: Golnaran My featured blogger this week is Golnaran, a wonderfully distinctive artist and sometime poet who I’ve had the pleasure of following since early on (her blog site launched two weeks before mine did in 2014). I’m not … Continue reading

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Unexpectedly Beautiful

We all appreciate classical beauty, perfection as it were. But there’s something about the unexpectedly beautiful, the asymmetrically symmetrical, the imperfectly perfect that resonates more deeply with us. Perhaps it is because we sense that, although very few of us … Continue reading

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Hope Springs…

Hope doesn’t float, nope, it springs. Around this time every year God reminds us he hasn’t given up on us yet. “Hope springs eternal in the human breast Man never is, but always to be blest The soul, uneasy, and … Continue reading

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Extraordinary Everyday

Originally posted on Jane Lurie Photography:
“When we separate our artistic activity from daily life, we cut ourselves off from our most valuable creative resource.  However, if we live life as an art form in itself, we have available to…

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Instant Memoir

I’d expected to write another My Real Memoir entry this morning. But when I awoke (my favorite way to start the day), our world had been transformed from Cincinnati to Narnia, or (if you’re a GoT fan) the Kingdom of … Continue reading

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Fall Into Winter

Guest Post by Stephen Geisel Stephen Geisel is a Toronto-based photographer, videographer, motion-designer whose stunning artwork is available in print and other forms at his blog site love-fi, and at several others. These images from the last two months alone … Continue reading

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