Stained Glass

“Some days seem to fit together like a stained glass window. A hundred little pieces of different color and mood that, when combined, create a complete picture.” — Maggie Stiefvater splendid perspective sunlit glass fused with color magnified beauty *   *   * Sunlit ~ Monarch Butterfly template for Tiffany Glass • Photo by Jan Logozzo … More Stained Glass

Paradise

“Paradises can only be made with our own hands, with our own creativity  in harmony with the free creativity of nature.” — Friedensreich Hundertwasser nature’s art palette all colors textures and shapes cosmic potential *   *   * Surrounded by Paradise ~ Their own creations through nature are seen at the home of Chrissie and John … More Paradise

Delicate

“When you see how fragile and delicate life can be, all else fades into the background.” — Jenna Morasca pale blossom colors thrive with tenderness of touch delicate beauty *   *   * Gentle Touch ~ Soft pink Zinnia petals offer perfect resting spot for delicate Colias genus butterfly • Photo by Jan Logozzo • “Delicate” … More Delicate

Promise

“Time was plentiful, a spilling basket of golden minutes and hours.” ― Suanne Laqueur sunshine brightens time save its rays for tomorrow beacons of promise *   *   * Golden Minutes ~ Overflowing daisies • “Promise” haiku and photo by Mary O’Connor © 2022  

Artscape

“Great art picks up  where nature ends.” – Marc Chagall splendor in garden painting on nature’s canvas portable artscape *   *   * Artist at Work ~ Eastern Tiger Swallowtail enhances simple beauty of Butterfly Bush • “Great Art” haiku poem and butterfly photo by Mary O’Connor © 2022

Ignite

“The sun does not shine for a few trees and flowers, but for the wide world’s joy.” — Henry Ward Beecher just a tiny touch spark of light in the darkness that is all it takes *   *   * Spotlight ~ Ray of sunshine lights up rings of golden stamen • Photo and “Ignite” haiku … More Ignite

Snowball

“When we make the choice to care, we set into motion a snowball effect that touches many people… never underestimate the importance of a kind act.” — Alan Cohen snow disguised as lace frosty summer pom pom season’s ball of cheer *   *   * “Incrediball’ Hydrangea ~ Snowball pom poms offer cheer in summer heat … More Snowball

Language

“Color! What a deep and mysterious language, the language of dreams.” — Paul Gauguin dreams in black and white enlivened with bright color nocturnal fables *   *   * Color Infusion ~ In the spirit of Vincent van Gogh • Sunflower filtered-photo and “Language” haiku poem by Mary O’Connor © 2022 Sunflower Clock Brightens Every Minute … More Language

Mutual Benefit

“Like wildflowers, you must allow yourself to grow in all the places people thought you never would.” – E.V. flowers and sunshine basic genes of well being components of oomph *   *   * Cultivator ~ Skipper Butterfly drinks nectar of Bushy Aster, spreading pollen as it moves from flower to flower • Photo by Jan Logozzo … More Mutual Benefit

Garden of Roses

“You’re only here for a short visit. Don’t hurry, don’t worry. And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.” — Walter Hagen nectar of long life fragrant sustenance of gods perfume of flowers *   *   * Archways of Life ~ Enjoy the ambrosia of roses • Elizabeth Park Conservancy, West Hartford, Conn. photo … More Garden of Roses