Beauty All Around

August 5, 2013

20130805-061849.jpg Beauty is really all around us, we just have to keep our eyes open to it. Sometimes it is around us and we have never noticed it. Or stopped to take it all in.

20130805-062034.jpg Such is the case with this trailing nasturtium that is at the Pike Place Market. I have walked by the wall where they are, but I have never really stopped to take in all the grand detail and beauty of them.

20130805-062241.jpg On Saturday, my eyes took hold of the sight and could just not let go. The vibrant, varying shades of green just so spectacular. The sweet flowers were almost secondary to the magnificence of the leaves. The tableau against the wall like a still life painting. I stood there for a bit and just took it all in.