Heads Up!

“I have what I like to call a ‘chinneck.’ My chin just flows rather easily into my neck.” — Matthew Perry always hold head up shoulders back chin on display face the world with pride *   *   * Head Held High ~ The dewlap, or loose skin hanging down from the male iguana’s chin, does … More Heads Up!

Attractive

“A colorful body with fabrics, tattoos and jewelry is attractive, but a colorful heart with love, truth and faith is beautiful.” — Anthony Liccione thirty eight crayons color the world with bluster black and white will do *   *   * King of the Barnyard ~ Rooster struts his colors • Photo by Jan Logozzo • … More Attractive

Patience

“Patience is not simply the ability to wait – it’s how we behave while we’re waiting.” — Joyce Meyer waiting may be hard being patient is harder both worth practicing *   *   * Mabel, rescued lab mix, and her new “Forever Friends” celebrate  “National Love Your Pet Day.” • Watercolor painting and “Patience” haiku by … More Patience

Bad Practice

“People who stare deserve the looks they get.” — Malcolm Forbes staring at others invasion of privacy expect return glare *   *   * Studied Look ~ Brazilian Squirrel Monkey stares down at visitors to Bonnet House in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida • Photo by Jan Logozzo • “Bad Practice” Haiku poem by Mary O’Connor © 2022 … More Bad Practice

Common Cause

“There is a music that forms sometimes, from the pairing of two people. An inescapable cadence that continues on.” — Jason Mott pairs of two bring strength “me-too”s rally together common cause connects *   *   * Pairings ~Two by two, animals march aboard Noah’s Ark. Classic biblical pairings portrayed in Florence Griswold Museum holiday decorations. • Photo and … More Common Cause

Partytime!

“Things taste better outdoors. And if it’s a forbidden thing, so much the better.” — Franny Billingsley   how lucky am I! can’t pass up backyard bonus full picnic table *   *   * Backyard Picnic ~ “Hmm! What have we here? … Don’t want to miss even one kernel!” • Squirrel enjoys corn on the … More Partytime!

Tasty Snack

“To me, food is as much about the moment, the occasion, the location and the company as it is about the taste.” — Heston Blumenthal carte du jour listing attention turns to eating farm-to-table feast *   *   * Tasty Snack ~ Miniature Sicilian Donkey enjoys a mid-day treat • Photo and “Tasty Snack” haiku by … More Tasty Snack

Portrayal of Beauty

“Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.” — Confucius in suit of armor scales and spines shimmer and shine presence of beauty *   *   * Best Dressed ~ Iguana shines in the sun • Photo by Jan Logozzo •  “Portrayal of Beauty” haiku poem by Mary O’Connor © 2021

Speaking Up

“Leadership is an opportunity to serve. It is not a trumpet call to self-importance.” — Goswami Kriyananda message shouted loud listen carefully when heard truth not always told *   *   * Telling All Who Will Listen ~ Chinese goose speaks up • Photo by Jan Logozzo • “Speaking Up” haiku by Mary O’Connor © 2021

Hiding

“Hide nothing, for time, which sees all and hears all, exposes all.” — Sophocles hiding treasured things better to keep in plain sight no one will look there *   *   * Hiding ~ “Is it safe to come out?” • Photo of white-tailed deer hiding in woods by Jan Logozzo • “Hiding” haiku poem by … More Hiding