beneath city’s feet cavernous niches of life light just a little   *   *   * Underground life — “beneath city’s feet” Haiku poem by Mary O’Connor; photo of iguana on RR trestle by Mary O’Connor; © 2018


“When I look into the eyes of an animal, I do not see an animal. I see a living being. I see a friend. I feel a soul.” — A. D. Williams *   *   * Nala — Terry’s soulmate. Watercolor painting by Mary O’Connor © 2018. Visit Mary’s painting gallery here to see more of … More Soulful


“I think every person has their own identity and beauty. Everyone being different is what is really beautiful. If we were all the same, it would be boring.” — individuality *   *   * Which is which, and whose is whose? — Photo by Kevin Logozzo © 2018


“Certainty creates strength. Certainty gives one something upon which to learn. Uncertainty creates weakness. Uncertainty makes one tentative if not fearful, and tentative steps, even when in the right direction, may not overcome significant obstacles.” — John M. Barry *   *   * Normally fleet-footed plover takes tentative steps over shore rocks — Photo by … More Tentativeness


“The first ingredient in conversation is truth, the next good sense, the third good humor, and the fourth wit.” — William Temple *   *   * “Mac and Caw” — Acrylics painting of two Macaws by Mary O’Connor © 2018  View more in Gallery of Our Natural World

Background Check

“It’s very difficult to escape your background. You know, I don’t think it’s necessary to even try to escape it. More and more, I start to think that it’s necessary to see exactly what it is that you inherited on both ends of the stick: your timidity, your courage, your self-deceit, and your honesty – … More Background Check


        “The most worthwhile thing is to try to put happiness into the lives of others.” — Robert Baden-Powell   *   *   *   “Best Friend” — Terry Logozzo’s Siberian Husky friend, Scout.  Watercolor painting by Mary O’Connor © 2018  View more in Pet Portraits Gallery