Yesterday, Nick and I (Rick) were trying out a new handsaw for cutting firewood. Work progressed slowly because every time we cut a log, I would stop and admire grain patterns.
I knew what our next blog would be as soon as I saw(ed) this one:
When you look closer you see a delicate five petal flower image tangled in oak with resonant auras, just like a Zentangle enhancement*.
As you look even closer, you realize those rings that look like lines are actually dots of tiny little holes . . . imagine miniature drinking straws:
Our world is so exquisitely patterned . . . Such beauty and inspiration!
It is exciting to become aware of patterns we never noticed before. We see familiar objects with new vision. All of a sudden, our kitchen table is new, familiar buildings where we live are new, patterns on our clothes are new, the horizon is new . . . our world is new.
*See Zentangle Glossary for explanation of terms.
Click for larger view and lots of wonderful detail.