Soaked

“It has done me good to be somewhat parched by the heat and drenched by the rain of life.” — Henry Wadsworth Longfellow “One must be drenched in words, literally soaked in them, to have the right ones form themselves into the proper patterns at the right moment.” — Hart Crane *   *   * *   … More Soaked

On the lookout

“Always be on the lookout for the presence of wonder.” — Yogi Berra “If watching is all you’re going to do, then you’re going to watch your life go by without you.” — Walt Disney *   *   * View of the World ~ Egrets on Kelsey Island, Branford, Conn. Photo by Jan Logozzo © 2019

Inner Peace

“May you find serenity and tranquility in a world you may not always understand.” — Sandra Sturtz “Inner peace is the key: if you have inner peace, the external problems do not affect your deep sense of peace and tranquility. Without this inner peace, no matter how comfortable your life is materially, you may still … More Inner Peace

Feathered Nest

“Life is always a rich  and steady time when you are waiting for something to happen or hatch.” Charlotte’s Web “Everyone needs time to develop their dreams. An egg in the nest doesn’t become a bird overnight.” — Lois Ehlert  *   *   * Summer’s Treasure — Photo By Jill Chambers © 2019

Balding

“Nobody is happy with what’s on their head. People with straight hair want curly, people with curly want straight, and bald people want everyone to be blind.” —       Rita Rudner “As humans, we are all too familiar with hair loss as we get older. Roseate Spoonbills, it turns out, are familiar with balding too, but … More Balding

Parenting

“There is only one pretty child in the world, and every mother has it.” — Chinese Proverb “Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person’s character lies in their own hands.” — Anne Frank *   *   * Mother turkey shepherds her … More Parenting

Solitary

“Those who dwell among the beauties and mysteries of the earth are never alone or weary of life.” ― Rachel Carson Godwits are long-billed migratory birds of the genus Limosa that migrate from their breeding grounds in the northern parts of Europe, Asia, and North America towards the south. One species of godwit holds the … More Solitary