Seeing the Light

“Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness.” — Desmond Tutu even in darkness light is found to show the way flash of fireflies *   *   * Black and White ~ Patches of light highlight markings of the Black & White Helicon Butterfly • Heliconius cydne photo and … More Seeing the Light

True Color

“Don’t let your character change color with your environment. Find out who you are and let it stay its true color.” — Rachel Scott colors give meaning more than just a dressing gown uniqueness revealed *   *   * Artist’s Palette ~ Splotch of bright color on white butterfly wings adds touch of distinction in world … More True Color

Fine Line

“There is a very fine line between loving life and being greedy for it.” — Maya Angelou stems stand still and tall blossoms fall over to earth blustery airstream *   *   * Straight Line ~ With its wings flashing patches of emerald green and gold, and its male wingspan of 4.9” (female 5.9”), the Cairns … More Fine Line


“Don’t live the same day over and over again and call that a life. Life is about evolving mentally, spiritually, and emotionally.” — Germany Kent stay top of the line interact with mindfulness move ahead with change *   *   * Easy Access ~ Star Cluster plants with their shallow blossoms provide easy access for visiting … More Engaging


“Every moment is a fresh beginning.” — T.S. Eliot much to learn about just so many surprises let each bring a smile *   *   * Greeting the World ~ Everything is fresh and new for little Evie • Watercolor portrait and “Beginnings” haiku poem by Mary O’Connor © 2023


“When you see how fragile and delicate life can be, all else fades into the background.” — Jenna Morasca elegance and grace luster fades if unheeded fleeting charisma *   *   * Delicate Beauty ~ Idea leuconoe butterflies, otherwise known as “Paper Kite” or “Rice Paper” butterflies, merge their delicate beauty with fragile floral blossoms at … More Delicate


“Grief, a type of sadness that most often occurs when you have lost someone you love, is a sneaky thing, because it can disappear for a long time, and then pop up when you least expect it.” — Daniel Handler slowly quietly unannounced surprise entry sneaky behavior *   *   * Ever So Quietly ~ Alligator … More Sneaky


“Find the light. Reach for it. Live for it. Pull yourself up by it.” — Al R. Young stretching toward the glow growth with infusion of sun soul renewed in light *   *   * Renewal ~ Existence gravitates towards light • Reaching for Light photo by Andrew Finn • “Stretching” haiku poem by Mary O’Connor … More Stretching

All Tangled Up

“Spending some time getting quiet can really be the best remedy for tangled situations.” — Lysa TerKeurst hopelessly tangled threads of life tied up in knots woven with falsehoods *   *   * Battle of the Strongest ~ Great Blue Heron catches snake. Snake wraps tail around Heron’s beak, keeping beak closed. Who will win? • … More All Tangled Up

High Fashion

“Elegance is good taste, plus a dash of daring.” — Carmel Snow all dressed up decked out high fashion with touch of bling hoping for romance *   *   * Backside Viewpoint ~ Peacock display of pure elegance • Photo at Flamingo Gardens, Davie, Florida by Jan Logozzo • “High Fashion” haiku poem by Mary O’Connor © 2023