WC: Beauty in Decay

I’m always fascinated by seeing evidence of history long gone.  The ruins of an old building, a decommissioned road slowly being reclaimed by nature – embers of the past.

One of my highlights of our trip to Hawaii last year was the surprise discovery of a ruined restaurant.  It was even more beautiful in its dilapidation than images of the original in its heyday.  There’s just something about the process of the wilderness taking back what’s hers that I find intriguing.  There are a thousand things to photograph; every detail is mesmerizing.

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Weekly Challenge: The Magic in the End

The end of the world isn’t some instantaneous, catastrophic event, abolishing all life in a blink.  No, it’s slow.  It’s a gradual, inexorable deterioration of everything you know and love all around you.  You can’t plan for it, you can’t avoid it, and you can’t stop it.  You think it would never happen to you, that life would always be the same, and like all other hardships in your life, you’d survive this one as well.

I did, too.

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