Duck Boat Viewpoint

“Rivers run through our history and folklore, and link us as a people.” — Charles Kuralt “We must begin thinking like a river if we are to leave a legacy of beauty and life for future generations.” — David Brower “Have you also learned that secret from the river; that there is no such thing … More Duck Boat Viewpoint

Pride

“Spend less time with nightingales and peacocks. One is all talk, the other only color.” — Rumi “The proud peacock of today may be only a feather duster tomorrow.” — Rick Barnes *   *   * Proud as a Peacock — Photo at Flamingo Gardens, Davie, Fla., by Ellen Franks © 2019

Dramatic Flair

“Being glamorous is about strength and confidence. It’s black and white—dramatic. You have to be strong.” — Catherine Zeta-Jones “Let the world know you as you are, not as you think you should be, because sooner or later, if you are posing, you will forget the pose, and then where are you?” — Fanny Brice … More Dramatic Flair

Dream House

“A house is made with walls and beams; a home is built with love and dreams.” —      Ralph Waldo Emerson Built on the shores of Biscayne Bay as an eighteenth-century Italian villa, Vizcaya served as the winter residence of International Harvester executive, James Deering.  A sailor at heart, Deering wanted the Florida estate to be … More Dream House

Dispute

“An intelligent person should never resolve a dispute with brute force.” — Gersh Budker The American flamingo, with its long graceful neck and statuary stance, is distinguished by its deep pink coloration, largely due to its diet of beta-Carotene rich substances. Its black tipped beak, leading towards white coloration, is slightly scooped to aid in … More Dispute

Shelter

“This life will never be without storms. Stop fearing the storm. Build your inner shelter.” — Yasmin Mogahed “What do you actually need? Food, clothing and shelter. Everything else is entertainment.” — Aloe Blacc *   *   * Boathouse at the Bonnet House Museum & Gardens, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Photo by Mary O’Connor © … More Shelter

Different Worlds

“You live in the image you have of the world. Every one of us lives in a different world, with different space and different time.” — Alejandro Jodorowsky Neo-Gothic spire of St Patrick’s Cathedral projected against contemporary Manhattan office building…both reaching for the sky. *   *   * Different image, same goal Photo by … More Different Worlds