Day 317: Something Beautiful—Bornean Peacock-Pheasant

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

On a daily basis, we see the beautiful ways hybrids deliver variations on flowers, produce, people, and other creatures. Somewhere in my overloaded cerebral cortex, I thought I remembered that pheasants were part of the peacock family or vice versa. But upon digging deeper, I found that wasn’t true. Evidentally, they are not. All that aside, the real issue is that I had never know of a bird species called a peacock-pheasant. How one little piece of knowledge can open the door to more spectacular beauty.

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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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