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The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead: his eyes are closed…


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The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead: his eyes are closed…


Photo, K.Barrett, author — I haven’t yet found my four-leaf clover!


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When I was just settling into pandemic quarantine I thought it would be a great time to follow the little voice in my head…be a writer and see what happens.

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I had been traveling about once a month for the year and a half leading up to quarantine. I had…


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How could a tree get from China to the United States?

I actually asked myself this question when I was in elementary school. I could imagine animals traveling from continent to continent. Of course, the picture in my mind of the animals traveling on their own was unlikely to happen…


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PHOTO-A-DAY CHALLENGE

Scientists found the link between what we expect to see, and what our brain tells us we actually saw. — University College London

This week forced me to take a few double-takes. Some of the happenings were not expected. I considered how much my expectations influence my experiences.

Day 1

The cover…


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Fewer People

Having fewer people on the beach in the off-season allows space to more fully experience what nature has to offer — space to soak in the sights and sounds, to submerge in feelings of awe.


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As you can imagine, when I looked out the window on this gray day, I didn’t feel like there would be much inspiration for awe to be found. I am a bit awed by the mystery of fog, but I could see that from my window.

It was my god-daughter…


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About 85 percent of the world identifies with a religion. A religious person believes in a higher power, such as a God or gods. Religion is a system of behaviors, beliefs, worldviews, texts, sanctified places, prophecies, ethics and morals, or organizations. It is to which people regard as holy, divine…

K. Barrett

I’m an educator, mom, wife, daughter, sister, friend, reader, writer, photographer, and health enthusiast, connecting with and helping others through writing.

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