Watercolor

“The painting has a life of its own. I try to let it come through.” — Jackson Pollock “A photograph to me is always a reminder of how the person was on a certain day in that certain light fixed. When I look at a watercolor of that same person, it seems to me alive, … More Watercolor

Drum Roll

“Life is about rhythm. We vibrate, our hearts are pumping blood, we are a rhythm machine, that’s what we are.” — Mickey Hart “March to the beat of your own drummer.” — Henry David Thoreau Pileated Woodpeckers, recognized by their distinctive flaming-red crest, drum on dead trees in a deep, slow, rolling pattern to dig … More Drum Roll

Dispute

“An intelligent person should never resolve a dispute with brute force.” — Gersh Budker The American flamingo, with its long graceful neck and statuary stance, is distinguished by its deep pink coloration, largely due to its diet of beta-Carotene rich substances. Its black tipped beak, leading towards white coloration, is slightly scooped to aid in … More Dispute

Hello World!

“From small beginnings come great things.” — Proverb “There is nothing like a newborn baby to renew your spirit and to buttress your resolve to make the world a better place.” — Virginia Kelley *   *   * Fuzzy baby — Photo by Jan Logozzo © 2019

Street talk

“Imitation is not just the sincerest form of flattery – it’s the sincerest form of learning.” ― George Bernard Shaw “If you have discovered a truth, tell it first to a parrot! Every truth needs an insistent repetition!” — Mehmet Murat ildan      *   *   * Parrot photo by Mary O’Connor © 2019

Togetherness

“If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” — African proverb “A mother’s love for her child is like nothing else in the world. It knows no law, no piety, it dares all things and crushes down remorselessly all that stands in its path. — Agatha Christie … More Togetherness

Fashionable dress

“The joy of dressing is an art.” — John Galliano “Anyone can get dressed up and glamorous, but it is how people dress in their days off that are the most intriguing.” — Alexander Wan “Being well dressed hasn’t much to do with having good clothes. It’s a question of good balance and good common … More Fashionable dress