Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Floral and Rusty Metal

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I'm a dreamer, a wanderer. I can't remember a time I wasn't thinking of traveling to far-off places, meeting new people, and soaking in other cultures and languages. Adventures in exotic locations probably consume more of my daydreams than anything else. I mean, I live in Missouri; we aren't exactly known for our variety in topography or abundance of culture.

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Missouri does have its charm, though. There may not be breathtaking landscapes around every turn, but that just means we have to look a little bit harder to see the beauty around us. I think that's why we Midwesterners love our sunsets--we appreciate those dramatic displays of nature so much because they're a little harder to come by around here.
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 I don't know about most Missourians, but it also means that I find beauty in slightly unconventional places, too--like the lines of rusty old metal just laying around on the side of a highway. And if a person can find beauty in that, well, I suppose beauty can be found just about anywhere if you just look hard enough.


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(Outfit details: shirt-thrifted // kimono-f21 //  pants-f21 // shoes-Target // hat-f21 // watch: Urban Outfitters)

1 comment:

  1. I love finding beauty in unexpected places! Loving that kimono too, so pretty!

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