Tuesday, April 26, 2011


I had one,or access, perhaps, to another's as a child.  Have seen a few through the years, on coffee tables, as an adult.  There may even be a miniature one hidden away in the flotsam of household collections.

A fascinating trinket with the  attraction of the stars in the galaxy, to attract and hold our attention for short periods of time and mesmerize us; ´╗┐to tranquil thoughts much longer.



Blogger Helen said...

My sister keeps an old kaleidascope on her living room coffee table ... I never tire of looking through it.

11:55 AM  
Blogger Steve Isaak said...

Excellent, sparsely-worded, but uber-effective.

12:41 PM  
Blogger Lyn said...

This seems quite perfect to me..and very soothing...

7:40 PM  
Blogger Jinksy said...

I've always loved them, and would be tempted to buy one today, if I happened across one!

5:28 AM  
Blogger Kathe W. said...

note to self: find your kaleidescaope. Great post!

1:04 PM  
Blogger Churlita said...

So trippy, so much cheaper than drugs, and legal too...Without all those messy side-effects. Ha ha.

3:28 PM  
Blogger Tess Kincaid said...

Beautiful, Rel. My sentiments, exactly.

12:46 PM  
Blogger HyperCRYPTICal said...

I haven't come across one since childhood - but would love too!

The image is still there!

Anna :o]

6:07 PM  
Blogger Tumblewords: said...

They are wonderful trinkets, to be sure and your words pay a lovely tribute!

11:43 PM  

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