” … the sunrise this morning, the beauty of a new day “
Allison D: An exquisite tree, covered in pink flowers…a blue, blue sky and sunshine…you?
Vanessa L: My beloved – and hopefully in a moment, the spring arriving in Devon – we’re going for a walk on Dartmoor…
Lesley F: Hearing Gorecski music Symphony No3 “Sorrowful Songs’ totally absorbed in that music! I just love it
Vicky M: My two dogs sleeping in the spring sunshine!
LindaK: Pictures of my family surrounding me while I’m working.
achelR: my dog!
Rosalie R: Five bright yellow tulips in a clear glass vase on my red glass topped coffee table. They are making me think of spring.
Jessica LS: My purple crocuses bloomed today! 🙂
Loretta OVS: Shadow pattern of dancing leaves on textured trunk of the erythrina tree. Wind in capricious mood plays
PhebeK: The beauty in my life this am is the creek behind my house gurgling west to its source.
momentsbydesyn: i c the sunrise this morning, the beauty of a new day
puerhan: I can always see beauty from my work desk: the light, the view out the window, the sky… 🙂
Kirstie WS: new leaf growth on the horse chestnut tree outside my window and the sun shining on the grass on the common.
TarcherBooks: I can see the clock counting down to when the whistle blows! A very beautiful thing indeed.
Carrie rovermom: The beautiful thing I’m seeing right now is myself getting to spend quality time with my mom that I wouldn’t have else wise.
timmynocky: My favourite sound, a child giggling.
Chuck D: daffodils on the dinner table. They were a gift to my wife and are just opening…
MysticMelody: I see a strawberry 🙂 and many other beautiful things… thanks for reminding me.
Linda S: my 9 year old playing with our puppy…
Dove S: I see: My phenomenal fingers–hands, stunned at how wonderful they are as I flex them open & closed. Gawd, we’re so “lucky” 🙂
Claudia O: bright yellow daffodils standing proudly, albeit solitary in a (still ) brown yard gifting this gray day sun from the ground up
J’aime Z: I just saw the most spectacular rainbow from my balcony! It has been a very special Melbourne day. x
JeniA: I love rainbows! Namaste!
divtwit: lovely bunch of red roses, thank you.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart. ~ Kahlil Gibran
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Amazing Rare Things: The Art of Natural History in the Age of Discovery
By David Attenborough, Susan Owens, Martin Clayton, Rea Alexandratos
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