Posts Tagged ‘ beauty ’

Creativity unleashed

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I am no artist. Never considered myself a good photographer. Or designer. But I do have an eye for artwork that evokes emotion. Ponderance. Today I share with you some images I’ve created — modified drastically from the originals. Deeper colors, richer textures, a little other-worldly. They give me a sense of an altered...
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I am awesome

Be true to who you are

. I am awesome And you can’t bring me down With your rude remarks Your judgmental tone Or your superiority complex. . I am awesome A superb lover A trustworthy friend A brilliant professional And a dutiful daughter. . I am awesome A woman in a man’s world Making it on my own terms...
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The Vagina Monologues

The Vagina Monologues

I finally had the opportunity to attend The Vagina Monologues — a theater production with proceeds to benefit the girls and women of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It was a packed house — 250 men and women sitting with eager anticipation. I had heard a lot about the monologues but didn’t quite...
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The calmness within

A sense of calm

There are some things that you just can’t take your eyes off of. Like these stone sculptures. There was something about their still presence that captivated me. Someone had spent the time to find the right-sized, right-shaped stones that could be aligned perfectly. Stacked them up. And then left them there for others to...
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Sunset on the beach

Sunset on the beach

Have you ever walked on the beach around sunset? It seems other-worldly. The mist and the light conjuring up a surreal scene. So fragile. So serene. People soaking in the last rays of the sun. Reveling in the beauty of the moment. Some, like this woman, staring into the endless ocean. Seeking answers …...
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Mirror, mirror on the wall

Stress on physical perfection

Sitting in the waiting area of my dentist’s office, I reached for Time magazine with the cover image of an aeroplane and the title “Fear of Flying.” Right beside it was Redbook with a smiling Julia-Louis Dreyfus looking “hotter at 49 than 29.” What caught my attention was this message shouting out in bold...
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