Day 221: Something Beautiful—Shining Brow

Something Beautiful is a self-imposed initiative to find a visual feast for each day of a year.

Caught in the afterglow of Alaska, I have found it difficult to escape her grasp. All the best images have been shared and I must extract myself from her orbit. In comparison, those beautiful things I have thought of dwarf aside ice covered peaks. But I slipped away in a second tonight and returned to a place I have loved since first visiting it at 18. Spring Green is extraordinary. The embodiment of the countryside in the movie How Green Was My Valley’s. (Listen to the beautiful Welsh hymn from the men’s choir in the original movie at Without any encouragement, I fell in love with Frank Lloyd Wright’s Talieson—Welsh for shining brow—brillante fronte.



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 221: Something Beautiful—Shining Brow

  1. ephiker says:

    No matter where you roam, there’s no place like home.

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