Author Archives: Beauty Along the Road

About Beauty Along the Road

My name is Annette. I am passionate about nature, health, simplicity, self-reliance, truth, and life-long learning. Originally from Germany, I now live in Virginia, USA. I am a therapist, health coach, writer, photographer, and organic gardener.

Beauty Break

An unexpected visitor – a debilitating backache – appeared four days ago. I suspect that over-consumption of toxic political news left the back door open for this unwanted house guest to slip in. It reminds me of another house guest … Continue reading

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Resistance and Re-Purposing our Lives

I cannot remember the last time I participated in a demonstration – before the Women’s March in Washington, DC, that is. It must have been decades ago. What is it that drove me and millions of others (women AND men) … Continue reading

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Transcripts of Gratitude

I kept a Gratitude Jar last year. Whenever I thought of something I was grateful for I wrote it on a slip of paper and dropped it in the jar. About midway through the year, I stopped. I don’t know … Continue reading

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A Resilient and Creative New Year!

I found my theme for the New Year:   Resilience and Creativity. Hurricane Matthew, on its path up the Atlantic coast back in October, must have swept this large tree branch onto this South Carolina beach.  The hurricane caused quite a … Continue reading

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What Was It All About – 2016 Review

Michelle W. from the Daily Post challenges us to do a creative review of our best posts for 2016: “Can you pull all the strands of your 2016 together before diving into the new year?” My Beauty Along the Road … Continue reading

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