Author Archives: Beauty Along the Road

About Beauty Along the Road

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

Ukraine on my mind

While I was working on this Great Blue Heron photo, the colors immediately reminded me of the Ukrainian flag. May Ukraine and her people emerge victorious from this assault on their freedom and sovereignty. The barbarian, primitive idea of killing … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Road

Sometimes, you can find free life lessons on the road. Literally. At the Eastern end of Ashley Avenue, on the island of Folly Beach (South Carolina), a quarter mile of road leading to the beach has been blocked off to … Continue reading

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Summer Pleasures: The Porch

Around early to mid-June, many household activities move to our covered front porch.  How I Iove to sit here to welcome the new day, enlivened by a cup of coffee!  My morning meditation often consists of simply sitting and observing, … Continue reading

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Bird watching – flagrant voyeurism

This gallery contains 9 photos.

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A huge wild cherry tree near our house broke into full bloom around the middle of May.  ? So when I saw a pair of Baltimore Orioles cavorting in its branches, I…

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Wild Ember Sparking!

While I usually separate my just-for-pleasure blog, Beauty Along the Road, from my business blog Emerald Mountain Sanctuary, I felt nudged to introduce my readers to the business side of things.  There might just be a few people out there … Continue reading

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