Trouble

“When you see something that is not right, not fair, not just, you have to speak up.” — John Lewis hiding quietly watching something not right best to make some noise *   *   * Hiding ~ Playing It Safe Photo by Jan Logozzo • Trouble Haiku* poem by Mary O’Connor © 2020 * Haiku: a … More Trouble

Just Wishing…

“If there’s a single lesson that life teaches us, it’s that wishing doesn’t make it so.” — Lev Grossman wishing is easy daydreams bring hope within reach attainment not so *   *   * Bella, just wishing…  “Why am I stuck in this boat when I could be swimming right about now?!?” ~ Photo by Jan … More Just Wishing…

Sheltered

“You can’t find peace by hiding from life.” — Nicole Kidman maybe it is safe leaving this place of cover to join yet risk life *   *   * Venturing Out ~ Tiny fawn peeks from sheltering cover • Photo by Jan Logozzo © 2020

Good Fortune

“It is by giving and sharing that one generates prosperity karma and ‘inherits the kingdom.’ This is one of the secrets of having good fortune and wealth.” — Master Choa Kok Sui Lady Kallista Anais and Dame Shelley Melba are Tibetan Terriers who live up to their names and their heritage. Kallista means beautiful and … More Good Fortune

Smiles

“A warm smile is the universal language of kindness.” — William Arthur Ward never ending smile expresses message of love signature of joy *   *   * Smiley Face ~ Layla, a Chihuahua and Toy Fox Terrier mix known as a Taco Terrier, has a smile that never ceases. Her portrait, a 40th ordination anniversary surprise … More Smiles

Contentment

“Health is the greatest possession. Contentment is the greatest treasure.” — Lao Tzu meadow grass samplings fulfill bodily cravings simple contentment *   *   * Simple Contentment ~ Photo at Tiffany Farms and Contentment Haiku* poem by Mary O’Connor © 2020 * Haiku: a Japanese poem of seventeen syllables, in three lines of five, seven, and … More Contentment

Softness

“When tough times come, it is particularly important to offset them with much gentle softness.” —Vera Nazarian “Be soft, don’t let the world make you hard. Be gentle, don’t let the people make you difficult. Be kind, don’t let the realities of life steal your sweetness and make you heartless.” — Nurudeen Ushawu *   *   … More Softness

Formal Dress

“Be uniquely you. Stand out. Shine. Be colorful.” —Amy Leigh Mercree “I believe in dressing for the occasion. There’s a time for sweater, sneakers and Levis and a time for the full-dress jazz.” — Ginger Rogers *   *   * Male iguana in full breeding season dress ~ Photo by Jan Logozzo © 2020

Headstrong

“Never underestimate a determined woman!” —Nyki Mack “I feel like I’m back visiting an old grandmother. She’s crotchety and eccentric, but also elegant, and anyone who doesn’t fall in love with her has no imagination.” — Tony Lema *   *   * Female Peacock ~ Photo by Jan Logozzo © 2020

Togetherness

“I can do things you cannot, you can do things I cannot; together we can do great things.” – Mother Teresa “And as ridiculous as it may sound, sometimes all any of us needs in life is for someone to hold our hand and walk next to us.” — James Frey *   *   * All together … More Togetherness