Duck Boat Viewpoint

“Rivers run through our history and folklore, and link us as a people.” — Charles Kuralt “We must begin thinking like a river if we are to leave a legacy of beauty and life for future generations.” — David Brower “Have you also learned that secret from the river; that there is no such thing … More Duck Boat Viewpoint

Taking control

“Sometimes we let life guide us, and other times we take life by the horns. But one thing is for sure: no matter how organized we are, or how well we plan, we can always expect the unexpected.” — Brandon Jenner Staghorn (or elkhorn) ferns receive their name from their unique horn shaped fronds. Also … More Taking control

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

Shelter

“This life will never be without storms. Stop fearing the storm. Build your inner shelter.” — Yasmin Mogahed “What do you actually need? Food, clothing and shelter. Everything else is entertainment.” — Aloe Blacc *   *   * Boathouse at the Bonnet House Museum & Gardens, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Photo by Mary O’Connor © … More Shelter

Ice Storm

All night, owls hid and wolves trembled while the wind howled and hurled its icy breath over the world until the pale sun cast its cold still light over white laced hills, and the day shimmered, brighter than in summer.   *   *   * “Ice Storm” (Reprinted from Dreams of a Wingless Child, … More Ice Storm

Different Worlds

“You live in the image you have of the world. Every one of us lives in a different world, with different space and different time.” — Alejandro Jodorowsky Neo-Gothic spire of St Patrick’s Cathedral projected against contemporary Manhattan office building…both reaching for the sky. *   *   * Different image, same goal Photo by … More Different Worlds

Space Journey

“Space is for everybody. It’s not just for a few people in science or math, or for a select group of astronauts. That’s our new frontier out there, and it’s everybody’s business to know about space.” — Christa McAuliffe A stroll beneath the Apollo/Saturn V moon rocket at the NASA Kennedy Space Center lets visitors … More Space Journey