Her name is Marie van Goethem, and she’s a young ballet student at the Paris Opera. She stands informally in fourth position, her head back, the ribbon holding her braid dangling. Her hands are joined behind her. Her eyes are closed, her face upturned. What is she thinking about? Maybe she dreams of becoming a famous ballerina one day...Read More
Beauty and creativity often go hand in hand. If you’re like most people, you may think that creativity is limited to artists, but that’s not the case. All of us are creative in some way...Read More
The beauty of beauty is you don’t have to travel somewhere to see or experience it. Often, it just takes an awareness of or interest in beauty to find it where you live...Read More
Have you ever been surprised by what you found on a road trip?Read More
The fragrance of fall is so different from the scent of the other seasons. It says, "Change is coming!"
The sense of smell is not one we typically think of as a conduit for beauty...Read More
"I'm so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers," wrote L.M. Montgomery. So am I. October is glorious, with the leaves changing colors and the colors changing the landscape...Read More
We’re driving down 1-16 toward Savannah. There’s not much on this rural stretch of Georgia highway except for trees and a few swaths of pretty pink and purple wildflowers in the median.
And a gas station that’s worth stopping for...Read More
Something went wrong. Go ahead and laugh. I did...Read More