WPC: Curves I have seen

Don’t you just love how the visual aspects of a particular word can be different depending on someone’s experiences?

Take the word “curve”. When I think of curve, in my mind, I picture the windy road I live on, the roundness of my son’s trampoline, and the edges of a butterfly’s wings.

I saw this post on one of my favorite blogs, and I love it because of all the ways “curve” relates to her life. I thought it’d be fun to share it. Thank you, Sylvia for letting me!

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For this week’s Photo Challenge, Cheri says “Get inspired by the curves around you. From curves in architecture to bends in nature to man-made undulations.”

I think the most impressive curved piece of architecture I’ve ever seen, is the Colosseum in Rome. Opened in AD 80, it was the largest amphitheatre of the Roman Empire, and for many years was the site of gory combats between man and beast.

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Not too far away from the Colosseum, in the heart of  the Vatican City, is the curved dome of St Peter’s Basilica, designed by Michelangelo and completed in 1590, twenty-six years after his death. This is the largest dome of Christianity in the world, being 136m high and 42 m in diameter.

SANYO DIGITAL CAMERANot to be outdone, today hubby is busy spackling his dome, which is nowhere near as big or fancy as Michelangelo’s, but a lot of work nevertheless. I hope…

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18 thoughts on “WPC: Curves I have seen

  1. kelleysdiy June 21, 2016 / 11:37 am

    Ohhh…love these pictures….beautiful!!!!!

    • Jessica June 21, 2016 / 12:05 pm

      She’s AMAZING!! :) Love the coliseum!

  2. anotherday2paradise June 21, 2016 / 12:04 pm

    Thanks again for the reblog, Jessica. I’m so happy that you enjoyed my curvy photos. :)

    • Jessica June 21, 2016 / 12:07 pm

      You’re welcome! I’m sure a lot of my friends and family will love them, too! :)

    • Jessica June 21, 2016 / 12:52 pm

      Ha ha!! I wonder why?!?!?! :)

  3. moonskittles June 21, 2016 / 4:40 pm

    Such curves!! Irresistible! :)
    ~ Dajena

    • Jessica June 21, 2016 / 5:17 pm

      Hi there. She opened my eyes a bit by thinking outside of the box. I was most surprised by the rainbow. And, I love that her husband is putting a dome in their kitchen ceiling. :)

      • moonskittles June 21, 2016 / 5:19 pm

        I love the idea of the dome. There is something so beautiful about circles.

          • moonskittles June 21, 2016 / 5:44 pm

            :) :)

  4. Mrs Strawberry Blonde June 21, 2016 / 8:03 pm

    It’s not really related to what the author intended, but when I think of curves I think of road traffic – and I remember why I don’t let my husband drive my car anymore. :)

    • Jessica June 21, 2016 / 8:18 pm

      Oh my gosh! That’s HILARIOUS!! You made me laugh out loud! :)

      • Mrs Strawberry Blonde June 21, 2016 / 8:28 pm

        Awesome! That’s much better than the eye twitch I got when I thought of my husband’s driving skills…

        • Jessica June 21, 2016 / 8:47 pm

          Laughing my tail off! Eye twitch…

  5. Miriam June 22, 2016 / 7:05 pm

    Wonderful share Jessica. Some gorgeous photos here … Italy’s my second favorite country in the world!

    • Jessica June 22, 2016 / 7:53 pm

      My friend and her family are taking a huge trip in August and they’re going to Italy. Pretty jealous! :)

      • Miriam June 22, 2016 / 8:04 pm

        Me too! :) Lucky them.

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