• T Clark
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    Some things I think are beautiful.

    I'd like for others to participate. I'd like to keep this to visual beauty. Not wonderful, beautiful. Grandchildren and cats are welcome, but only if they are beautiful, even if it's only to you.

    Let's keep it to very few words. Let the beauty speak for itself. Captions would be nice, but optional.

    I intend this as serious, so no snark. Playful or even funny is good, as long as it's beautiful.

    Incan architecture. Machu Piccu:
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    By Martin St-Amant (S23678) (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

    Cusco:

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    By Martin St-Amant (S23678) (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
  • T Clark
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    Cher in "Moonstruck"
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    Clare Danes in "Romeo and Juliet."
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  • T Clark
    3.2k
    W.S. George Petalware

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    Roger's Brothers Oval Thread silverplate

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  • TimeLine
    2.7k
    I find so many things beautiful. I have a lot of little personal ones, like the way a friend of mine stiffens up before laughing at his own joke. There are so many visuals captured in my mind.

    The Australian sky at night when there is no light pollution.

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    Sunrise at Wadi Rum in Jordan. Blew my mind away.

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    Evie Hammond from V for Vendetta.

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    Street art in Tel Aviv

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  • Agustino
    11.3k
    Sunrise at Wadi Rum in Jordan. Blew my mind away.TimeLine
    Very powerful (Y)

    Street art in Tel AvivTimeLine
    *shakes head*...
  • T Clark
    3.2k


    Show us some of your own.
  • TimeLine
    2.7k
    *shakes head*...Agustino

    The liberals in Tel Aviv are beautiful to me in what would otherwise be an intense demographic.
  • Agustino
    11.3k
    Show us some of your own.T Clark
    :’( I really don't have any. Almost never take photos, except crappy ones lol.
  • T Clark
    3.2k
    I really don't have any. Almost never take photos, except crappy ones lol.Agustino

    Crappy is fine, as long as it is crappily beautiful. Or beautifully crappy. Also - none of the pictures I showed are my own. I took them off the web and tried to attribute them if I could.
  • praxis
    1.1k
    A few aesthetic selections from my phone. Prepare to be blown away.


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    Our new pup Redi. Adorable, right? and so conscientious about his food.

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    Weird bird I saw at the beach the other day. Check out that pecker.

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    I’m guessing this guy’s a plumber. Not classically beautiful, I grant you.

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    California wildfire smoke last month.

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    Wildfire smoke as seen from county line (near Malibu).
  • T Clark
    3.2k
    A few aesthetic selections from my phone. Prepare to be blown away.praxis

    Very nice.

    How do you get photo files from your computer or phone to load as visible images on a post rather than as files you have to click on to see? Sometimes I can get it to work. Sometimes not.


    Edit - Figured it out.
  • T Clark
    3.2k
    I have a lot of little personal onesTimeLine

    Not pushing, but personal is fine if you want. For example.

    My grandfather's farm on the Chesapeake Bay near Easton, Maryland, USA, where I was born. Sold in mid-1980s. From Google Earth:

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    If she finds out I posted this, it will end 50 years of friendship:

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  • Noble Dust
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    How? Lol, I'm the most tech illiterate millennial of all time.
  • T Clark
    3.2k
    How? Lol, I'm the most tech illiterate millennial of all time.Noble Dust

    Start the post.
    Click the paperclip at the top of the box.
    Use the box that opens to go to the directory where the picture file is.
    Double left click on the file.
    The file should now show up at the bottom of the post.
    Click "insert" next to the file.
    Ta Daaaa.

    I think you have to be a subscriber for it to work. Not sure.
  • praxis
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    Non-subscribers don't see the paperclip for attachments, I believe. Need to upload images to photo hosts like Flickr, copy a link to the image, and then paste the link here.

    From the archive.

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    Art project debacle.
  • Noble Dust
    3.2k
    think you have to be a subscriber for it to work. Not sureT Clark

    Oh man, pay to play, eh?
  • Noble Dust
    3.2k
    Old book covers:

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    My roommate Carl:

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    This drop of water:

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    Walking On Water, by Makoto Fujimura:

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  • Noble Dust
    3.2k


    Redi is adorable. I'm slowly, begrudgingly, becoming a dog person. I still could never own one, though.
  • Noble Dust
    3.2k


    Surely you can think of something beautiful to contribute. :)
  • ArguingWAristotleTiff
    3.4k
    NicK and I met in the woods that look over the Oak Creek Canyon in Sedona, which is where we were married 4 yrs later. My parents believed and I believed in a 4 yr engagement which was satisfied and we have been going ever since.
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    Ever wonder what it looked like to live back in the Hay Day!
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    Hell Freezes Over at the Ranch
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  • T Clark
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    Old book covers:Noble Dust

    What are these "books" of which you speak?
  • Hanover
    4.5k
    Trail option in Whitefish, Montana:sixuj3gf0yov37qk.jpg
    Found it. Finally!
  • Hanover
    4.5k
    My dog in Xanadu traipsing the River Alph:

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  • T Clark
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    My dog in Xanadu traipsing the River Alph:Hanover

    Holy smokes. I looked up River Alph and Xanadu - that's bullshit, it says it's in Antarctica. Those are trees and flowers. Then I read down and it says it is in an ice free area. That's amazing. I never knew such a thing existed. Thanks.
  • Hanover
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    From a drug induced poem, not real.


    www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/43991/kubla-khan
  • T Clark
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    From a drug induced poem, not real.Hanover

    Then why is it in Wikipedia?
  • Noble Dust
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    They're strange little curiosities which I purchase regularly for the sole purpose of beginning but never finishing. There's a fine line between ambition, masochism, and denial.
  • T Clark
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    Orange does something to me. You talk about favorite colors, but it's something more. It makes me feel at home. It calms me down. It feels like part of me. My soul is orange.

    When my children ask me what I want for Christmas, I tell them "something orange." These are gifts from my younger son.
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    I bought this for my wife a long time ago. She didn't care for it. I love it.
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    It makes me feel good just to look at these things.
  • praxis
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    Cool frog but it looks hazardously positioned.
  • T Clark
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    Cool frog but it looks hazardously positioned.praxis

    I just asked her to sit there for the picture.
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