Ice Storm

All night, owls hid and wolves trembled while the wind howled and hurled its icy breath over the world until the pale sun cast its cold still light over white laced hills, and the day shimmered, brighter than in summer.   *   *   * “Ice Storm” (Reprinted from Dreams of a Wingless Child, … More Ice Storm

Different Worlds

“You live in the image you have of the world. Every one of us lives in a different world, with different space and different time.” — Alejandro Jodorowsky Neo-Gothic spire of St Patrick’s Cathedral projected against contemporary Manhattan office building…both reaching for the sky. *   *   * Different image, same goal Photo by … More Different Worlds

Timing

“The thing I have always tried to do is surprise people: to present them with something they didn’t expect.” — Christopher Lee “Patience is power. Patience is not an absence of action; rather it is ‘timing.’ It waits on the right time to act, for the right principles and in the right way.” — Fulton … More Timing

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