Day 227: Something Beautiful—Unfolding the Moon

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

If anyone ever wondered where Georgia O’Keefe got her inspiration, one has only to look at the Moon Flower as it unfolds. As if stretching its arms and unscrunching its face, the blossom transforms mechanically as a flag being unfolded to fly. Ivory propellers gracefully leaning into motion—Eliche Ivory con grazia appoggiata in moto.


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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