Today is being brought to you by beauty. Just some timeout for beautiful things…the light as it beacons across the room and sprinkles itself into time, the butterfly wings, the whisper of love from long ago…

Posted by Ravenous Butterflies.

Some Numbers

To put things into some sort of perspective

There are approximately 7.7 billion people in the world.

As of the end of this past week:

# Of global C-Virus cases = 132,567

# Dead = 4,947

# U.S. C-Virus cases = 1,629

# U.S. Dead = 41

Oh, and just for the heck of it, the # of gun deaths in the U.S. in 2019 was = 39,773

Maybe we’ve overreacted just a little bit. But then, I’m a member of the Olds and the Stoics, at least somewhat. I recall walking to school and seeing signs that said, “Quarantine, Mumps.” Others warned of measles and other contagious diseases. No one panicked and nothing shut down. Life went on and it just was what it was.

Now, in other news, from the worlds of the Woods and the Arts and the Thoughts we ponder. Why not let’s think of Love and Beauty!

“When you are sorrowful look again in your heart and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight.” Kahlil Gibran

And then, a final thought for our sweet dreams and morning greetings:

Ohio Today

Here we are today, with the sun and chill, hanging out in all the finery of life.

Rob Blair  
A touch of winter met with some rich autumn colors late this morning at Munroe Falls Metro Park.

Sometimes when beauty hits the eye it’s too difficult to list the trials of dealing. Just emerse. Just breathe.

Start The Week With Love

Some beauty on Monday to guide the week along. More than beauty, some joy and understanding. An interspecies comment on what can be.

Here are some photos posted by Other Perspectives. Meet Ingo and his best friend Poldi, the owl. Credit: Tierfotografie Tanja Brandt

And more, just because it’s so difficult to select out those to eliminate.


And lastly, because the eyes have it: