Articles by: Joe Dudeck

See the Beauty: Golden Ratio

See the Beauty: Sequence

“The Fibonacci Sequence turns out to be the key to understanding how nature designs . . . and is . . . a part of the same ubiquitous music of the spheres that builds harmony into atoms, molecules, crystals, shells, suns and galaxies and makes the Universe sing.” ― Guy […]

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See the Beauty: Do

See the Beauty: I Do

“Marriage as a long conversation. When marrying you should ask yourself this question: do you believe you are going to enjoy talking with this woman into your old age? Everything else in a marriage is transitory, but most of the time that you’re together will be devoted to conversation.” ― […]

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See the Beauty: Breath

See the Beauty: Breath

“Some old-fashioned things like fresh air and sunshine are hard to beat.” ― Laura Ingalls Wilder . . . Pause for a moment of gratitude on your next walk in the woods. Allow your eyes to take in the bright yellows, greens, and oranges all around you. Then let oxygen fill your nostrils and […]

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See the Beauty: Empathy - Leakey, Texas

See the Beauty: Empathy

“You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view. . .until you climb into his skin and walk around in it.” ― Harper Lee   Empathy. Why do you run from me? Why do I hide from you? Why do we seldom find each other? My […]

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See the Beauty: Solitude - Leakey, Texas

See the Beauty: Solitude

“Solitude produces originality, bold and astonishing beauty, poetry.” ― Thomas Mann A haiku about being the last lone survivor in a crowded room filled with others calling out for attention. . . . One by one they left Until only she remained Alone with her thoughts . . .  

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See the Beauty: Sun - Lake Dillon, Colorado

See the Beauty: Sun

“Keep your face to the sun and you will never see the shadows.” ― Helen Keller   Summer Solstice — the moment the Northern Hemisphere tilts closest to the sun — arrived this past week, marking the official start of summer. Each year, I’ve eagerly awaited the return of the longest […]

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See the Beauty: Conversations - Studebaker - Avanti - South Bend, Indiana

See the Beauty: Memories

“Memory is the diary we all carry about with us.” ― Oscar Wilde   Avanti (ä-ˈvän-tē). An Italian adverb, meaning “Forward!” It’s also the name of a luxury coupe automobile that Studebaker Corporation manufactured from 1962-1963 in my hometown of South Bend, Indiana. But before I go forward too quickly, I first […]

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See the Beauty: Conversations - Colorado Springs

See the Beauty: Conversations

“The rocks are beyond slow, beyond strong, and yet, yielding to a soft, green breath as powerful as a glacier, the mosses wearing away their surfaces grain by grain, bringing them slowly back to sand. There is an ancient conversation going on between mosses and rocks, poetry to be sure. […]

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