Day 26: Something Beautiful-Verona on January 25

Untouched, candid, and subtlely vibrant. This is the world that Bea saw upon waking yesterday. Bea Neal is a dear friend, artist, and gifted photographer. I snatched this photo from her Dog-in-the-Hole Studio blog yesterday. You are looking at the sunrise yesterday in Verona, Wisconsin. These are the the colors that have inspired artists of all kinds through the ages. How can anyone begin the day with sights set on this sky and not be driven to interpret such glory in paint, sculpture, fabric, paper, glass or whatever lay around them? Memorize these colors. Watch for them today. Note where you see them. The wallpaper, paint, fabric, dinnerware, auto detailing, and anything else you encounter. Imagine these things being the canvas for an artist and this sunrise being the palette.
Wishing you a day exploding with vibrance—and much more.

About vbassoc

Donna Van Bogaert is a researcher and consultant in the field of cognitive styles, health communication, and organizational communication and behavior. Her business, Van Bogaert & Associates, Inc., specializes in cognitive-based coaching, management consulting, and leadership development. When the winds are blowing her way, she travels and talks about workplace potential and creative problem solving. In another life, Donna sings jazz. For a very long time, she fronted two 18-piece big bands —All That Jazz (Madison, WI) and The Gardenia Big Band (Rockford, IL). She currently resides in Cincinnati, Ohio where, in a third parallel universe, she leads a media branch of a national research institute. Mostly she has returned to painting, poetry, and plotting the next chapter of her life.
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One Response to Day 26: Something Beautiful-Verona on January 25

  1. Bea Neal says:

    Awwwww SMOOCH!! 🙂

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