Practical objects of beauty.

I just stumbled upon this thought & emotion provoking blog post. I’m just a tad bit envious of the author with his active voice & blogging community, but being a bit of a wallflower am quite content to enjoy other’s dances & escapades. Check it out for a breath of fresh air & a chance to look at life through newly awakened eyes & heart!


More than a few years back, one of my sons came back from a trip to Philadelphia, armed with the modest presents a teenager sent on his way with a limited amount of spending money could afford to buy for all of the family. He’s the hard and yet easy to read one we’ve always kept a special eye on, the one who really thinks about an appropriate gift rather than the price ticket. I got a big rolled up black and white print of a photograph in a cardboard tube with a second, much smaller document rolled up inside.

The print was one I’d described to him from memory some years prior. It was of a row of construction workers sitting in a line on a steel girder high over New York eating their sandwich lunch. I’d said if you study the picture carefully for five minutes, the personalities, the friendships and even somehow…

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