Author Archives: Beauty Along the Road

About Beauty Along the Road

A blog about discovering beauty in all its ordinary and extraordinary manifestations.

Out of Life’s Quagmires

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Originally posted on The Beauty Along the Road:
Lotus pond This 4th-of-July weekend (Independence Day in the US), I managed to combine learning more about the traumatic impact of cults and the (almost) unbearable beauty of lotus flowers. A perfect…

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Transformation in the Woods

I saw the standing deadwood from a distance. It was a giant tree trunk jutting high into the air. Something was dangling from it, swaying lightly in the breeze. Too soft and fabric-like to be peeling bark, I decided. Walking … Continue reading

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The Gift of an (Extra)Ordinary Morning

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Originally posted on The Beauty Along the Road:
Blue shadows ruled as we got on the road just before sunrise. Alles war in blaue Schatten getaucht als wir uns kurz vor Sonnenaufgang auf die Fahrt machten. There was a destination,…

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How to be hungry

Originally posted on Jambo Robyn:
This is a bit of an odd post for me, and quite long, so I won’t be offended if poetry readers skip it. Mostly it is published so I/it can be there for myself if…

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What Age Has Brought Me

Last week, I sat down with a writer friend and we chose to write in response to one of Laura Davis’ writing prompts: What Age Has Brought Me. Thanks for the inspiration, Laura! I am at the younger end of … Continue reading

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