Tag Archives: simplicity

So Simple …Floral Friday

In life, it turns out that the simple pleasures are the most satisfying.  So it is with many of human artifacts.  Apple’s high tech products became successful largely on account of their simple styling.  The streamline movement of the 1940s … Continue reading

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Fixer Upper

The young man stands on the concrete porch stoop fingering the key he has just placed onto the fob with his usual keys.  He sees that some of the asbestos siding shingles are cracked. He remembers that such siding is legally classified as … Continue reading

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April Starters …Floral Friday

Welcome to a new month, already.  No, I don’t have an April Fools’ gag.  You probably will be exposed to enough of them from other people, today. What I do have for you are some humble, quick studies in springtime … Continue reading

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More Solitary Acts …Floral Friday

The elegant simplicity of a single flower is often overlooked, except in the case of a rose.  This view was accentuated in last week’s offerings.  The idea begged an encore appearance for this week’s Floral Friday. I took three different … Continue reading

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Humble Holiday Prep …Floral Friday

2015 has been an emotionally trying year for yours truly so I’m keeping the final month low key.  The money I would normally spend on decorations will be directed towards charity and other priorities.  I don’t mention this to point … Continue reading

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P’u

It’s cold, quiet, dark and primal this early January morning in Nebraska.  Silencing my mind, I find the conditions very conducive to pondering simplicity. Even with such favorable outer conditions, it takes some time to center my mind to let … Continue reading

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