Tension

“Some tension is necessary for the soul to grow, and we can put that tension to good use.” — Joan Z. Borysenko tight ropes and pulleys infrastructure of progress critical tension *   *   * Lines of Progress ~ Waiting to Sail • Photo by Jan Logozzo • “Tension” haiku by Mary O’Connor © 2022

Distortion

“Looking and seeing are two different things.” — John Paul Caponigro window reflections may be seen as distortions shouldn’t blame the glass *   *   * Crystal Image ~ Viewed through the curvatures of a photographer’s Lensball, peaceful vista of Rocky Neck shoreline takes on new perspective • Photo by Jan Logozzo © 2022

Off Duty

“Deep summer is when laziness finds respectability.” — Sam Keen hanging out to dry colors and smells of summer off duty buoys +   *   * Buoys at Rest ~ Lobster Pot Buoys • Photo by Jan Logozzo • “Off-duty” haiku poem by Mary O’Connor © 2022

Internal Music

“Nature has its own music, own song, if only we have time to listen and a heart to understand.” — Debasish Mridha listen says the wind music in air all around bassoon tone of frogs *   *   * Nature’s Own Music ~ Marsh bog vibrates with hidden music • Saybrook Point Marsh photo and “Internal … More Internal Music

Ripple Effect

“You want to be the pebble in the pond that creates the ripples for change.” — Tim Cook still blue pond surface wrinkles with splash of pebble deep ripple effect *   *   * Tiny Splash ~ Smallest of stones creates magnificent effect • Photo by Andrew Finn catches the teardrop splash of a tiny pebble … More Ripple Effect

Boundaries

“Every door is another passage, another boundary we have to go beyond.” — Rumi closed gate hinders view artificial boundary incites trespassers *   *   * View on Other Side ~ Open gate becomes entryway • “Boundaries” haiku poem and Harkness Memorial State Park wrought iron gateway photo by Mary O’Connor © 2022 Leave daily boundaries … More Boundaries

Sacred Place

“Balance is not something you find, it’s something you create.” – Jana Kingsford piled in prayer stacked stones meditative art mark of holy place *   *   * Balanced Rocks ~ Stones stacked for relaxation, to relieve stress, to meditate • “Sacred Place” haiku poem and photo by Mary O’Connor © 2022 Turn the pages of  “Passing … More Sacred Place

Old Age

“Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.” — Mark Twain colors fade with age yesterday becomes vintage springtime no longer *   *   * Window to Antiquity ~ Weathered curios in Mystic (Conn.) Seaport window • Photo and “Old Age” haiku by Mary O’Connor © 2022 Relax with … More Old Age

Sound Waves

“When I sit here by the sea and listen to the sound of the waves, I feel free from all obligations and people of this world.” — Henry David Thoreau waves, they ebb and flow sending vibrations of sound healing medium *   *   * Sound Waves ~ Performance at Pompano Beach • Video and “Sound … More Sound Waves

Holiday Decorations

“The perfect Christmas tree? All Christmas trees are perfect!” — Charles N. Barnard strings of colored lights odds and whatever you have best decorations *   *   * Lobster Pot Tree ~ What else would the Borough of Stonington, Conn., do with all its lobster pots than build a Christmas tree on the town dock? Some … More Holiday Decorations