Author Archives: Beauty Along the Road

About Beauty Along the Road

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

Viriditas – Meditation on the Color Green

Succulent emerald of newborn spring grass Mossy, moist pillows at the foot of spruce Lime green willows spraying graceful arcs, Avocado butter rich. Green is the Mother’s breath, her flowing hair, her billowing garments. Green is her blood, pulsating and … Continue reading

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On the Cusp…

It’s been a year since my last post here. I admit I have neglected Beauty Along the Road and I’ve missed visiting with my blogger friends here. BUT – all my writing time went towards my first book, Seasons of … Continue reading

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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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