Space Journey

“Space is for everybody. It’s not just for a few people in science or math, or for a select group of astronauts. That’s our new frontier out there, and it’s everybody’s business to know about space.” — Christa McAuliffe A stroll beneath the Apollo/Saturn V moon rocket at the NASA Kennedy Space Center lets visitors … More Space Journey

Serendipity

“There is a fine line between serendipity and stalking.”  — David Coleman Long-legged White Ibis forage in shallow wetlands, probing for prey beneath the surface.  When they feel something, they pinch their bill like a tweezer, pulling out crayfish, earthworms, marine worms, and crabs.  *   *   * American White Ibis — Photo by Mary … More Serendipity

Noisy

“In the noisy confusion of life, keep peace in your soul.”  — Max Ehrmann Darting from treetop to treetop, blue-crowned conures land for just a minute before taking off for the next stop. Highly social, and recognized by their white-ringed eyes, they make their presence known in southeastern Florida with their persistent raucous call. *   … More Noisy

Day is done

“I believe the day is done. Whether it’s been the best day or the worst, it’s over; let it go.” — Mary Fairfax “Write it on your heart that every day is the best day of the year.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson *   *   * Sunset over Black Point, Niantic, Conn.  — Photo … More Day is done

Happy New Year!

New Year 2019 Countdown! “Little do we realize that the count down to a new year begins right at the moment a new year begins. January 1 is just another day. Work hard, play hard and have fun. A new day is always a count down to A NEW YEAR.” — Danish Damodaran *   … More Happy New Year!

Imagination let loose

“Imagination is the power of the mind over the possibilities of things.” — William Stevens Typically known for her faux and decorative paintings, Old Lyme (Conn.) and Nantucket (Mass.) artist, Robin Breeding, pays tribute to Surrealism art in this 2018 holiday tree at the Florence Griswold Museum. Miniature handsewn mixed media ornaments represent key images … More Imagination let loose

O Tannenbaum

“Some Christmas tree ornaments do more than glitter and glow, they represent a gift of love given a long time ago.” — Tom Baker   With a nod to the legendary German Christmas folk song, O Tannenbaum, and drawing on his German roots, American artist Ralf Feyl created a thoroughly German Christmas tree for the Florence … More O Tannenbaum