Special thanks to Ann-Christine for providing the photos. Ann-Christine is in Sweden and I encourage readers to visit her photography blog Leya: To see a world in a grain of sand. Please tell her I sent you and feel free to comment on her images here. Ann-Christine’s work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.
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I like walking on the beach. It’s good for the mind, body, and soul – and refreshing on my feet.
For whatever reason, today I think about details. Yes, details – those individual features, facts, and characteristics about anything and everything.
Details – those itemized particulars that describe, explain, expand, relate, catalog, identify, and specify the inner workings of whatever.
Details – all those things relating to the intricacy and spelling out an individual feature, fact, or item.
Details – a particular, feature, characteristic, attribute, specific, aspect, facet, part, unit, component, or constituent.
Details – itemized facts or information about someone – their particulars.
Details – a description of the full particulars – to describe, explain, expound, relate, catalog, list, spell out, itemize, particularize, identify, or specify.
Details – the finer points, the inner workings, the intricate, the design – both the physical and the functional characteristics.
Sometimes we focus on the smallest details while forgetting the big picture – such as the details of aluminum – but forgetting that it’s a can and the role a can plays in life.
Details – the more one learns about a topic they discover there is so much more to learn.
Details – those things that we may neglect because they are dull or distract from the task at hand – yet time tells us of their importance and that we should not neglect them.
Details – the parts gathering common points together into harmonious symmetry and order.
Details – the connective glue transforming the design into a product.
Details – a small part of a picture or other works of art reproduced separately for close study.
Details – those fine, subtle points authors weave together into the plots, twists, turns, and character development that make a good story or script.
Details – those tidbits that together form an intricate relationship – like putting a jigsaw puzzle together – individual pieces in a box eventually transformed into meaning.
Details – from the creative bliss of artists, composers, architects, and more – it’s the details that move the ideas into reality. Yes, composers arranging individual notes and nuances into meaningful music is about the details.
Details – each ridge, pattern, and color schemes I notice on the shells that waves wash ashore.
Details – those individual grains of sand on the beach I walk. Details are each drop of water in the ocean that I see.
Thinking about details on this day enhances my world and expands my mind with countless wonders. Maybe details are the silent and subtle coming together of points into wisdom.
There are many details on this beach when one takes the time to look – the patterns of the waves, the nuances in the many shells, and who knows how many ideas from the clouds. However, no matter the details, I enjoy walking on the beach because it is good for the mind, body, and soul – and refreshing on my feet.
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