Broken


Breaking Bread, Breaking News, Breaking Ground, Breaking Bad. 

Breakthrough, Breakup, Breakdown, Breakaway. 

Tough Break, Flat Broke, Broken Hearted, Goin’ for Broke.

I thought I would have a little fun exploring all the ways we use the word “break” and its derivatives in our daily speak.  This because I took a bit of a spill and broke my arm two weeks ago.  I was mountain biking in Virginia and had a pretty nasty wreck – flying over the handlebars of a bike was never on my bucket list.  However, what I clearly lacked in skills, I made up for in fortitude.  I’m proud to say I finished the ride and made it all the way down the mountain, break and all.  I’ve hung up my helmet for now (and possibly forever) to refocus my attention on safer and surer things.  However, in honor of my epic tumble, I’ve decided to find the beauty in broken.

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Sea Breeze sculpture 2, DeborahThomas   the 6th sense

Sea Breeze light sculpture, Deborah Thomas 2013   |  still from The Sixth Sense

kraut and crystals   broken bouldes new zealand

a geode split open reveals the magic inside  broken boulders in New Zealand

eva van oosten via flickr   mathias kiss mirror   Decay by Esther Watson

abandoned villa by Eva van Oosten  |  modern faceted mirror  |  glamorous rubble by Esther Watson

wall in pompeii   vangelis photography_greek wedding

Pompeiian wall crumbling in 2014  |  a Greek wedding tradition

japanese vessel

“When the Japanese mend broken objects, they aggrandize the damage by

filling the cracks with gold. They believe that when something’s suffered

damage and has a history, it becomes more beautiful.” Billie Mobayed

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Tricia xo

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