Passages

“The secret of life is enjoying the passage of time.” — James Taylor “Creativity is a lot like looking at the world through a kaleidoscope. You look at a set of elements, the same ones everyone else sees, but then reassemble those floating bits and pieces into an enticing new possibility.” — Rosabeth Moss Kantor … More Passages

Magnetic Beauty

“Life is given only once, and one wants to live it boldly, with full conscious and beauty.” — Anton Chekhov “Painting from nature is not copying the object; it is realizing one’s sensations.” — Paul Cezanne • Inspired if not by Cezanne but by the mountains themselves, I decided to see what I could capture … More Magnetic Beauty

On the lookout

“Always be on the lookout for the presence of wonder.” — Yogi Berra “If watching is all you’re going to do, then you’re going to watch your life go by without you.” — Walt Disney *   *   * View of the World ~ Egrets on Kelsey Island, Branford, Conn. Photo by Jan Logozzo © 2019

Floating

“Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.” — Rabindranath Tagore “Creativity is a lot like looking at the world through a kaleidoscope. You look at a set of elements, the same ones everyone else sees, but then reassemble those floating … More Floating

Kite-flying

“Imagination is the highest kite one can fly.” — Lauren Bacall “I see children as kites. You spend a lifetime to get them off the ground. You run with them until you’re breathless. They crash…you add a longer tail…you patch and comfort, adjust and teach. You watch them lifted by the winds and assure them … More Kite-flying

Swallows

“The reason birds can fly and we can’t is simply that they have perfect faith, for to have faith is to have wings.” —J.M. Barrie   When the swallow sings A wonderful thing Spring chance Graceful tapered wings Aerial flight, feathered king Sky dance A wonderful thing When the swallow sings Romance *   * … More Swallows

Full Bloom

“You’ll never find a rainbow if you’re looking down.” — Charlie Chaplin “The bloom may be brief but the memory of its beauty will last a lifetime.”  — Doe Zantamata *   *   * Delight in Full Bloom — Ornamental Kwanzan Cherry Tree blossoms photo by Mary O’Connor © 2019