Color Me Boring

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I have always liked the browns and blacks of life.

My favorite weather is a winter day with no leaves on the trees and plenty of clouds in the sky. Add some fog and it’s perfect.

My husband calls me morbid. I cannot help it. One of my first embroidery projects was with black thread on brown fabric, a pillow cover. I loved it.

And that is one reason I love living amongst the trees: They go dormant and change to my favorite view.

And I love the way canning food changes its color. Oh, we have jars of brilliant beets and carrots, but I much prefer the lovely, lovely pickles and figs:

Pickles and Figs
Pickles and Figs

And although eggs can come in the starkest of white, the browns on these beauties draws me in to gaze and contemplate with awe.:

Brown eggs
Brown eggs

I like the reds, yellows, and blues, okay, but usually find them harsh and I call them attack colors.

Brown, though, is my favorite color. Calming, cooling, rich, and quiet, brown makes me smile. Or gray. Yeah, gray is good, too.

Published by Katharine

Katharine is a writer, speaker, women's counselor, and professional mom. Happily married for 50 years to the same gorgeous guy. She loves cooking amazing homegrown food, celebrating grandbabies, her golden-egg-laying hennies, and watching old movies with popcorn. Her writing appears at Medium, Arkansas Women Bloggers, Contently, The Testimony Train, Taste Arkansas, Only in Arkansas, and in several professional magazines and one anthology.

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