Catnap

“Think what a better world it would be if we all, the whole world, had cookies and milk about three o’clock every afternoon and then lay down on our blankets for a nap.”  — Barbara Jordan some say powernap for others it’s wasting time just resting one’s eyes *   *   * Snoozing ~ Alligator rests … More Catnap

Weathervane

“If you don’t know where you are going, you might wind up someplace else.” — Yogi Berra heading into wind gentle breeze not gale force just lull before storm *   *   * Way the Wind Blows ~ Pelican on fishing pier heads into the wind • Photo and “Weathervane” haiku poem by Mary O’Connor © … More Weathervane

Scavenger

“For a scavenger, patience is the key to the pantry.” — Delia Owens hunt for what you want finding it placates hunger needn’t search further *   *   * Scavenger ~ With their iridescent purple blue plumage, red beaks and long yellow legs and toes, American Purple Gallinules make a distinctive picture as they gingerly step … More Scavenger

Well Balanced

“In all aspects of our lives balance is key. Doing one thing too much can cause upset, like the old saying goes, everything in moderation is the secret!” — Catherine Pulsifer  too much work or toil scale tips to stress overload hold steady for peace *   *   * Balanced Landing ~ Wood Stork lands on … More Well Balanced

Back Alleys

“We like to pioneer, we like to explore, we like to go down dark alleys and see what’s on the other side.” — Jeff Bezos down back alleyways cache of unspoiled vintage sights back entrance to time *   *   * Alleyway Treasures ~ Wandering down back alleyways in Provincetown • Photos by Andrew Finn • … More Back Alleys

Appetite

“What you feed your mind determines your appetite.” — Zig Ziglar dinner fulfillment mind fed with conversation power of appetite *   *   * Dinnertime ~ Mourning Dove enjoys today’s menu • Photo by Jan Logozzo • “Appetite” haiku poem by Mary O’Connor © 2023

Sibling Bond

“Brother and sister, together as friends, ready to face whatever life sends. Joy and laughter or tears and strife, holding hands tightly as we dance through life.” – Suzie Huitt love of a brother childhood playmate, friend for life bond outweighs teasing *   *   * Best Buds ~ A safe bet that brother and sister … More Sibling Bond

Sweetness

“You can’t touch love, but you can feel the sweetness that it pours into everything.” — Anne Sullivan Macy salve of love shines forth warms atmosphere with kindness sweetness of honey *   *   * Epitome of Sweetness ~ Little Yorkie Terrier Gracie brings lots of love to the Lombardi family • Watercolor painting and “Sweetness” … More Sweetness

Believe

“Whatever the clouds plan to do, I always trust in the sun which never fails to come out.” — Munia Khan gloomy clouds hover beam of sunlight pierces through spreads the wings of hope *   *   * Transformation ~ Rays of sunshine do away with gloom • Photo by Andrew Finn • “Believe” haiku poem … More Believe

Changing Force

“Yesterday and tomorrow cross and mix on the skyline. The two are lost in purple haze. One forgets, one waits.” — Carl Sandburg sun sets on skyline old baggage is left behind new year’s fresh outlook *   *   * Crossing Paths ~ Sunset on old, sunrise awaits • NYC skyline photo by Janet Spencer King … More Changing Force