Favorites

“Everything good, everything magical happens between the months of June and August.” — Jenny Han summer’s fruits and gifts harvests of farmer’s labors tastes of pure pleasure *   *   * Favorite Foods ~ From farm to table • “Favorites” haiku poem and photo by Mary O’Connor © 2022

Distortion

“Looking and seeing are two different things.” — John Paul Caponigro window reflections may be seen as distortions shouldn’t blame the glass *   *   * Crystal Image ~ Viewed through the curvatures of a photographer’s Lensball, peaceful vista of Rocky Neck shoreline takes on new perspective • Photo by Jan Logozzo © 2022

Ignite

“The sun does not shine for a few trees and flowers, but for the wide world’s joy.” — Henry Ward Beecher just a tiny touch spark of light in the darkness that is all it takes *   *   * Spotlight ~ Ray of sunshine lights up rings of golden stamen • Photo and “Ignite” haiku … More Ignite

Rock Solid

“An arch consists of two weaknesses, which leaning one against the other, make a strength.” — Leonardo da Vinci building with stones recording world’s history rock solid recall *   *   * Castle Entrance ~ Visitors to the historic home of Sherlock Holmes actor, William Gillette, pass through a rustic stone archway before reaching his whimsical … More Rock Solid

Cloud Shapes

“Having your head in the clouds, even for just a few minutes each day, is good for your mind, good for your body, and good for your soul.” — Gavin Pretor-Pinney clouds float nicely by shaped as the heart wants to see lie in the grass — enjoy *   *   * Old Man in the … More Cloud Shapes

Off Duty

“Deep summer is when laziness finds respectability.” — Sam Keen hanging out to dry colors and smells of summer off duty buoys +   *   * Buoys at Rest ~ Lobster Pot Buoys • Photo by Jan Logozzo • “Off-duty” haiku poem by Mary O’Connor © 2022

Snowball

“When we make the choice to care, we set into motion a snowball effect that touches many people… never underestimate the importance of a kind act.” — Alan Cohen snow disguised as lace frosty summer pom pom season’s ball of cheer *   *   * “Incrediball’ Hydrangea ~ Snowball pom poms offer cheer in summer heat … More Snowball

Personal Style

“Nothing makes me smile more  than when I see someone being fully themselves, with their own individual style and character, whatever that is.” —Angelina Jolie robes and elegance stand out among all others not always with praise *   *   * Elegance ~ Peacock drags train of royal bling • Photo by Jan Logozzo • “Personal … More Personal Style

Internal Music

“Nature has its own music, own song, if only we have time to listen and a heart to understand.” — Debasish Mridha listen says the wind music in air all around bassoon tone of frogs *   *   * Nature’s Own Music ~ Marsh bog vibrates with hidden music • Saybrook Point Marsh photo and “Internal … More Internal Music

Commemorative

“I leave you my portrait  so that you will have my presence all the days and nights that I am away from you.” — Frida Kahlo with captured presence loved one gazes back at the world triggers memory *   *   * Personality Mirror ~ Commemorative portrait of “Uncle Jim – Boston Red Sox Fan” captures … More Commemorative