Will this post write itself?

Wandering through the Rhododendron Garden at the Holden Arboretum

My thanks to the people who bring me search engine terms to use for post titles.  This one happens to be extremely appropriate as I have no idea what to write about today.  I suspect it’s going to be a lot of rambling about nothing.

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251: Pulchritude

(Dragonfly and pond lights)

Pulchritude has to be one of the oddest words for beauty I have ever seen or heard.  There are so many other words that I think say it better, and I often wonder if anyone ever uses the word pulchritude and if so, what would be the occasion for using it?  It’s all a matter of perception, I suppose.  There are some out there who probably adore the word pulchritude.  Beauty is, they say, in the eye of the beholder.

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