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Think About It Thursday: Why Do We Love Black and White

I don’t know about you, but I love color.  I love pops of blues and greens, maybe sprinkle in some pink.  I envy a room with crisp whites and bundles of colorful joy in little nooks and crannies – just enough to make you swoon.  However, I also am obsessed with the lack of color and all colors combined (i.e. black and white).  What is it with these colors, or I suppose I should call them shades, that makes people go crazy?

I mean, take black and white photography for example.  If The Pioneer Woman says something is great, you better listen, and she says black and white photos are like fries, once you have one, you need to have them all.  Look at some of the finalists from her black and white photography contest.

image thedixiechick on Flickr

Explain to me why a rose is beautiful for its gorgeous color, but can be just as gorgeous (maybe even more so in some way) when it has no color at all.  I don’t understand, but sure enough, I’m swooning just as much as you are looking at this

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Think About It Thursday: Why Do We Dare To Be Different?


If you’ve been reading my blog since the beginning, you have probably recognized that this title does not fit with the rest.  I have decided to switch from Thankful Thursday to Think About It Thursday.  I love to share what I am thankful for, but I want to be able to incorporate more domestic-related ideas and thoughts as well as some spiritual, so Think About It Thursday will be dedicated to that.  Every Thursday I will ponder some random question or idea and see what all of my (probably nonexistent) readers think about the topic.

Lately I have been thinking a lot about who I am and what I want with my life, which makes sense with the switch from 2009 to 2010.  There are lots of things I want to do and many times I want to do these things because I don’t want to follow what “everyone else” is doing.  I know almost every other human being in the world is like this as well.  Sure, there are plenty of times we all like to blend in, but when it really counts we would rather

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