My late husband laid down this … what is it? … mud baffle in front of the porch. (Yeah, we live in the country, so we couldn’t decide whether to go with the smooth stone as a step or the more modern cement block, so we used one of each.)
ANYWAY, I loved that brick, but it gets icy in the winter and slick with algae in the summer, so Charlie put down a piece of ratty carpet for traction. It’s kinda sad, but time and treading have conspired to let the pattern show through.
A WRITING PROMPT FROM ME TO YOU: Something beautiful is spoiled by caution.