Back Alleys

“We like to pioneer, we like to explore, we like to go down dark alleys and see what’s on the other side.” — Jeff Bezos down back alleyways cache of unspoiled vintage sights back entrance to time *   *   * Alleyway Treasures ~ Wandering down back alleyways in Provincetown • Photos by Andrew Finn • … More Back Alleys

Sibling Bond

“Brother and sister, together as friends, ready to face whatever life sends. Joy and laughter or tears and strife, holding hands tightly as we dance through life.” – Suzie Huitt love of a brother childhood playmate, friend for life bond outweighs teasing *   *   * Best Buds ~ A safe bet that brother and sister … More Sibling Bond

Sweetness

“You can’t touch love, but you can feel the sweetness that it pours into everything.” — Anne Sullivan Macy salve of love shines forth warms atmosphere with kindness sweetness of honey *   *   * Epitome of Sweetness ~ Little Yorkie Terrier Gracie brings lots of love to the Lombardi family • Watercolor painting and “Sweetness” … More Sweetness

Watching You

“Life is not a spectator sport. If you’re going to spend your whole life in the grandstand just watching what goes on, in my opinion you’re wasting your life.” — Jackie Robinson waiting and watching wide open eyes catch action mischief makers seen *   *   * Unblinking ~ Big brown eyes miss little • Photo … More Watching You

Infinity

“Find beauty not only in the thing itself  but in the pattern of the shadows, the light and dark which that thing provides.” — Junichiro Tanizaki resting figure eight symbol of infinity eternal vastness *   *   * Perfect Curve ~ Pumpkin, perfectly patterned corn snake, rests in infinity’s symbolic figure eight • Photo and “Infinity” … More Infinity

Perspective

“Discovery consists of looking at the same thing as everyone else and thinking something different.” Albert Szent—Gyorg rock-hard trace of tree artistic sculpture in grass woodpecker’s picnic *   *   * Stump-Grinder Job ~ Pileated Woodpecker makes short order of task • Photo by Jan Logozzo • “Perceptive” haiku by Mary O’Connor © 2022 Pack up … More Perspective

Family Outings

“In the end, kids won’t remember that fancy toy you bought them, they will remember the time you spent with them.” — Kevin Heath family outings induction to world around prime time together *   *   * Family Outing ~ Parents serve as sentries while young ones explore their world • Photo of Canada Geese family … More Family Outings

Just Chatting

“Life is a matter of courtship and wooing, flirting and chatting.” — Carolyn See speaking to strangers words not inconsequential what if meet again *   *   * Chat Time ~ Chatting or just sunning, two Morikami Gardens, Delray Beach, Florida, residents meet up • Photo by Jan Logozzo • “Just Chatting” haiku poem by Mary … More Just Chatting

Singing in the Shower

“There’s no half-singing in the shower, you’re either a rock star or an opera diva.” — Josh Groban off key out of tune crooning in the shower only one loves it *   *   * Diva in the Shower ~ Caribbean Flamingo cools in the shower at Flamingo Garden and Wildlife Sanctuary, Davie, Florida • Photo … More Singing in the Shower

Freedom of Expression

“Freedom of expression is the foundation of human rights, the source of humanity, and the mother of truth.” — Liu Xiaobo bright orange with spines dinosaur without a doubt uninfluenced view *   *   * In the Eyes of a Child ~ “Dinosaur” painting by two-and-a-half-year-old Caelyn • “Freedom of Expression” haiku poem by Mary O’Connor … More Freedom of Expression