Serendipity

“There is a fine line between serendipity and stalking.”  — David Coleman Long-legged White Ibis forage in shallow wetlands, probing for prey beneath the surface.  When they feel something, they pinch their bill like a tweezer, pulling out crayfish, earthworms, marine worms, and crabs.  *   *   * American White Ibis — Photo by Mary … More Serendipity

Noisy

“In the noisy confusion of life, keep peace in your soul.”  — Max Ehrmann Darting from treetop to treetop, blue-crowned conures land for just a minute before taking off for the next stop. Highly social, and recognized by their white-ringed eyes, they make their presence known in southeastern Florida with their persistent raucous call. *   … More Noisy

Eye-catching Delight

“The soul becomes dyed with the color of its thoughts.” — Marcus Aurelius “Nature has a great simplicity and therefore a great beauty.” — Richard Feynman *   *   * Unofficially known as the national bird of Kenya, the colorful Lilac Breasted Roller inhabits much of eastern and southern Africa and is often found … More Eye-catching Delight

Twins

“We have two lives and the second begins when we realize we only have one.” — Confucius “If you want to be original just try being yourself, because God has never made two people exactly alike.” — Bernard Meltzer *   *   * Lesser Yellowlegs frequent marshes and mudflats, which is where photographer Jan … More Twins

Looking forward

“You can’t look back; you have to keep looking forward.” — Lucy Liu “I’m always interested in looking forward toward the future. Carving out new ways of looking at things.” — Herbie Hancock  *   *   * Cormorants — Photo by Jan Logozzo

Windblown

“Sometimes it feels like I’m thinking against the wind.” — Mortimer Adler “What we need to do is always lean into the future; when the world changes around you and when it changes against you—what used to be a tail wind is now a head wind—you have to lean into that and figure out what … More Windblown

Stand firm

“Be sure to put your feet in the right place… then stand firm.” — Abraham Lincoln    *   *   * Best stance — Egret photos by Mary O’Connor © 2018