The Heart of the Matter: A Pithy Gallery*

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Red Bell Pepper (Photo credit: C. Bertelsen)

The heart of the matter is often not what we think.

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Tomatillo (Photo credit: C. Bertelsen)

A heart can be obscure. Dark, even.

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Small Red Peppers (Photo credit: C. Bertelsen)

Or perhaps too full or too empty.

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Orange (Photo credit: C. Bertelsen)

Sometimes it’s intricate, complicated, as “they” say.

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Apple (Photo credit: C. Bertelsen)

And maybe even split down the middle.

In the end, the crux of the matter leads us to what’s important, to where the crossroads meet.

*Pith: The soft, fibrous inner part of a stem or fruit.

© 2013 C. Bertelsen

5 Comments Add yours

  1. Hello, Victoria, thank you for the positive comments. I appreciate that. Your blog sounds interesting.


  2. Victoria says:

    Lovely thoughts and pictures!


  3. Melinda,

    Thank you!


    So far so good with my spice cabinet. Such a refreshing feeling to be in control of it, or so I think!


  4. I love your comments on each picture, and the photography is gorgeous!


  5. Beth Ann Rossi says:

    So cool and pithy. Never took the time to think about pith and the photos are beautiful. Good going Cindy. Enlighten my world.


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