Possession

“An object in possession seldom retains the same charm that it had in pursuit.” — Pliny the Elder coveting assets dreaming of yours as if mine bogus possessions *   *   * Pride of Possession ~ Osprey guards fresh caught fish dinner • Photo by Jan Logozzo • “Possession” haiku poem by Mary O’Connor © 2022 … More Possession

Stereotype

“The silhouette says a lot with very little information, but that’s also what the stereotype does.” — Kara Walker shadowed storyline fabricated character trumped-up imposter *   *   * Proud Peacock ~ Or is it a peacock? And is it proud? Seems so — assuming shadowed image tells straight story • Photo at Flamingo Gardens Wildlife … More Stereotype

Just Chatting

“Life is a matter of courtship and wooing, flirting and chatting.” — Carolyn See speaking to strangers words not inconsequential what if meet again *   *   * Chat Time ~ Chatting or just sunning, two Morikami Gardens, Delray Beach, Florida, residents meet up • Photo by Jan Logozzo • “Just Chatting” haiku poem by Mary … More Just Chatting

Pathways

“Learning to live in the present moment is part of the path of joy.” —Sarah Ban Breathnach winding labyrinths offer path to joy-filled goal always centered *   *   * Tulips in Bloom ~ Follow the spring garden paths at Elizabeth Park • Photo by Ellen Franks • “Pathway” haiku poem by Mary O’Connor © 2022 … More Pathways

Be Strong

“You’ve got to stay strong to be strong in tough times.” — Tilman J. Fertitta close eyes to rain’s tears stand strong in fiercest of winds sun’s cheer will break through *   *   * Symbol of Strength ~ Bald Eagle, with its characteristic white head, represents strength and liberty for the United States • Photo … More Be Strong

To Your Health

“Here are the tulips, budded and full-blown, their swoops and dips, their gloss, and poses, the satin of their darks.” – Margaret Atwood drenched in sunshine glossy cups filled with light gold chalice of hope *   *   * Ambassadors of Hope ~ Yellow tulips embody cheerfulness • Photos and “To Your Health” haiku poem by … More To Your Health

Singing in the Shower

“There’s no half-singing in the shower, you’re either a rock star or an opera diva.” — Josh Groban off key out of tune crooning in the shower only one loves it *   *   * Diva in the Shower ~ Caribbean Flamingo cools in the shower at Flamingo Garden and Wildlife Sanctuary, Davie, Florida • Photo … More Singing in the Shower

Plenty of Rays

“Just living is not enough. One must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower.” – Hans Christian Anderson erase dark shadows energize with beams of light warming sun restores Plenty of Rays ~ Celebrate Mother’s Day with a Sunflower-imprinted gift! Click here to see a new collection of popular items, all with bright images of the … More Plenty of Rays

Perspective

“But just think how it would be if everyone else looked at things as you do – what would the world be like?” — F. Scott Fitzgerald watching together sun sets on same horizon reflections vary Mousepad with watercolor painting of sunflower, the national flower of Ukraine, speaks to the extent to which the stately … More Perspective

Sunflowers for Ukraine

“Wherever the sun goes, the sunflower will follow. Through all of the pain. And all of the sorrow.” — Londrelle one by one they rose massing energy and might solidarity power *   *   * An Invitation ~ The national flower of Ukraine, the Sunflower is a symbol of worldwide support and solidarity with the beleaguered … More Sunflowers for Ukraine