Other Beauty

Photo Credit - Oliver Photo Club

Photo Credit – Oliver Photo Club

Another offering from the Oliver Photo Club, called Cornucopia of Colour.

Commenter Laird Smith is right: there is beauty in Alberta, too. Below is a shot taken at Grande Cache, Alberta, almost five hundred kilometers west of where Laird lives. Can anyone identify the clouds in the picture?

Photo credit - Leets Hallock

Photo credit – Leets Hallock

It’s nice to see these pictures, to see what beauty is like for other people in other places.

rjb

12 comments for “Other Beauty

  1. October 27, 2013 at 02:13

    Of course!
    Shredded time and angel wings’ falling feathers. Duh.

    Beautiful photos, all of them. Thank you.

  2. October 27, 2013 at 08:07

    Good observation! Reminds me. though: how do we know that angel wings are feathery and not leathery?

    rjb

  3. October 27, 2013 at 09:37

    Pigtails says she can’t believe you don’t know… OK. We know they’re feathery because birds have feathers and they fly while cows, pigs and other leathery-skin dudes don’t. You do remember that angels fly? Pigtails says she doesn’t know where they go, why or what they do, so don’t bother asking. 😉

    • October 27, 2013 at 09:48

      But . . . but . . . angels are always depicted as mammalian creatures and flying mammals (bats) have leathery wings. If angels were bird-like, wouldn’t they be depicted with beaks?-)

      rjb

  4. October 27, 2013 at 11:07

    Obfuscation she says. (She knows some big words like that) She didn’t say they were bird-like, just that they have wings like birds. She says next you will ask if they have babies or eggs… She is thinking… shrugs. Ask Bernini she says. Bernini? Really? Now I am shrugging. 🙂

    • October 27, 2013 at 11:20

      I don’t think angels have offspring. I think they’re supposed to be sterile, aren’t they? I guess bird wings are less icky than bat wings, and we don’t want our angels to be icky.

      rjb

  5. October 27, 2013 at 11:25

    No we don’t want them icky, I agree.
    But how about tickly?
    With feathers they could be.
    I am getting carried away I see.
    sorry. It’s the child in me.

    • October 27, 2013 at 11:45

      Five lines that rhyme. Mighty fine. I suppose tickly wings would be good for angels.-)

      rjb

  6. October 27, 2013 at 12:05

    I think so. Just imagine … smiles everywhere!

  7. October 27, 2013 at 12:17

    ^_^

    rjb

  8. October 30, 2013 at 16:31

    emmylgant has such a creative imagination!

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