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Randy O.
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Beauty in the eye of the beholder

Beauty speaks to us in soft whispers or bold declarations. She calls on us to gaze in awe at her splendor. We are enticed by beauty. We adore her, idolize her, and even court her. Beauty seduces all of our senses. Beauty's seduction can be as obvious as the striking good looks of a man or woman or as subtle as the charms of a shaggy dog with loving brown eyes. We find beauty in the wonders of nature. Beauty offers us a symphony of colors with every sunrise and sunset and reveals to us her brash power through a storm at sea. Beauty teases us through the shy smile of a child and delights us via the brilliant flashes of fireworks. Beauty sometimes piques all of our senses at once, appealing to our taste buds, as well as our eyes and nose, when she appears in the form of a deliciously baked cake. Beauty calms us with floral scents and excites our aural lust through the passionate sounds made by an orchestra.

Beauty can be cruel, and our pursuit of her can be in vain. We may go to the opera in anticipation of finding beauty there, and she may bore and disappoint us. Instead, beauty lavishes her attention on another suitor who may be more appreciative of her charms. Or, we may try to capture beauty's essence in a photograph, painting, or sculpture, and still she is nowhere to be found. Beauty will forever inspire works of art, and she will always pose for her portrait, selecting the artist who is most worthy of her catching her likeness.

Depending on our personal tastes, beauty can be found in every color, flavor, scent, and texture. She lives among the poor, as well as the rich, and appears in the faces of the young and the old. She is at home in the city, as well as the country, decorating skylines as well as landscapes. She is the ultimate shape shifter. Beauty is a weather beaten barn beloved by one person and an awesome testament of naval craftsmanship revered by another. Beauty knows no bounds, and we can find her everywhere. All we have to do is look for beauty, and she is there.

Comments 41

  • Guglielmo Antonini 20/12/2009 19:31

    Tanti auguri di buon Natale e felice Anno nuovo
    Ciao, Guglielmo.
  • Alexandru Valentin Iedu 19/12/2008 14:05

    Hi RandyO,


    Greetings from Romania,
  • Gert van der Flier 07/03/2008 17:52

    Hello Randi,
    Thanks for visiting me and given your nice comments on several of my pictures.
    I appreciated this a lot.
    Have a nice weekend.
    Kind regards, Gert
  • Gert van der Flier 23/01/2008 17:45

    Hi Randi,
    I thank you very much for your nice comments on several of my pictures.
    I like it very much.
    Kind regards, Gert
  • Ilidio Fernandes 22/01/2008 22:04

    Thank you for the kind comment
  • Fille 26/12/2007 18:13

    Thanks! :-)
  • Vesela Maleeva 23/12/2007 14:48

    Dear Randy,
    Merry Christmas to you and yours!
    Stay happy and healthy and many
    beautiful new pics!!

  • K.L. Short 20/12/2007 1:21

    Thank for you the card an you do same amazing work. K.L.
  • Dominique Duriot 16/12/2007 10:09

    As a dream...John Lennon's words song is one of my dreams...
    thank you for your great work ( so lovely done) with all your FC friends, very touchng!
    Nice friend you are ;)

  • Gert van der Flier 08/12/2007 22:04

  • Francesco Margarita 08/12/2007 15:39

    Buon Natale & Felice Anno Nuovo
    Buon Natale & Felice Anno Nuovo
    Francesco Margarita

    Marry Christmas and a good New Year 2008 ********
    Buon Natale & Felice Anno Nuovo 2008
    francesco margarita
  • Loula Echivere 05/12/2007 7:14

    Thank you very much for your kind comment on my photo "Sinking into the Wild". I'm glad that I bumped with you around fc...Godbless...


  • Tomeczek D. 23/11/2007 11:58

    hey Randy, thanks for a nice comment on my photo :) regards.
  • Guglielmo Antonini 22/11/2007 23:00

    Thank for your kind and appreciate comment,
    ciao Guglielmo.

  • Ilidio Fernandes 21/11/2007 19:59

    Thank you so much for the recent comments.
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