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Tie Dye

ancient art
magenta and chartreuse
on a fabric of life


Ordinarily Beautiful

Sometimes, we need to look at things in a different light or with a different lens, esthetically speaking.

When I was in college I took a design class, one of our assignments was to take pictures of things that weren’t particularly beautiful, but held design elements. 87 more words


Biomimicry: The Search for Brilliant Design

The West Chester University Professor of Biology, Frank E. Fish, was vacationing along New England’s coast frequented by magnificent humpbacked whales. While browsing in a gift shop one day he couldn’t help but notice a gifted sculptor’s rendition of one of the splendid creatures and commented to the shop owner that the artist had put bumps on the wrong side of the pectoral fin. 2,979 more words


Fruit Fly with Images of an Ant, Spider, Space Invader on wings?

For the past month a steady stream of blogs and newspapers have been writing, using the same source but with different wording, about the image of an ant on the fruit fly Goniurellia tridens. 555 more words

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Fall Fireworks in the Garden

Fall is just about my favorite time of year in the garden. There are great colors and a definite change in how the air feels and smells. 128 more words