Inner Spring

“The well is within us, and if we dig deeply in the present moment, the water will spring forth.” — Nhat Hanh deep hole in the ground entryway to earth’s essence healing spring water *   *   * Cool Water ~ Deep spring water held in rock-clad well • Photo at Harkness Memorial State Park, Waterford, … More Inner Spring


“I am struck by how precarious it all is. How the things that hold us are only as strong as the faith we have in them.” — David Levithan shaky foundation future built on lies won’t stand needs cement of truth *   *   * Strong Walls ~ Surging waters encircle solid walls • Photo at … More Precarious


“The day we stop exploring is the day we commit ourselves to live in a stagnant world, devoid of curiosity, empty of dreams.” — Neil deGrasse Tyson head cocked to side what are you saying to me curious to know *   *   * Body Language ~ “I’m listening. What do you say?” • Photo of … More Curiosity

Finishing Touch

“The last word should be the last word. It is like a finishing touch given to color; there is nothing more to add.” — Joseph Joubert give one extra touch just the final enhancement call me beautiful *   *   * Almost Ready ~ It’s that final effort that counts • Photo of Macaw at Flamingo … More Finishing Touch

Helping Hand

“I don’t want to live in the kind of world where we don’t look out for each other. Not just the people that are close to us, but anybody who needs a helping hand.” — Charles de Lint hands that touch others nourishment through caring deeds softness of feathers *   *   * Act of Kindness … More Helping Hand

A New Day

“That’s the beauty of a grand new day — it’s available to every person in unique and fresh ways.” — Margaret Feinberg artful prediction smoldering coal ignites sky painting of promise *   *   * Fresh Beginning ~ Sunrise brings new hopes, new prospect • Florida Sunrise photo by Jan Logozzo • “A New Day” haiku … More A New Day


“A society is in decay, final or transitional, when common sense really becomes uncommon.” — Gilbert K. Chesterton predictable state beauty decays with languor rekindle glory *   *   * Choice Bananas ~ Adult Morpho peleides butterflies are frugivores, or fruit feeders, often found feeding on decaying fruits • Butterflies Dining photo at Butterfly World by … More Decay

Seeing the Light

“Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness.” — Desmond Tutu even in darkness light is found to show the way flash of fireflies *   *   * Black and White ~ Patches of light highlight markings of the Black & White Helicon Butterfly • Heliconius cydne photo and … More Seeing the Light

True Color

“Don’t let your character change color with your environment. Find out who you are and let it stay its true color.” — Rachel Scott colors give meaning more than just a dressing gown uniqueness revealed *   *   * Artist’s Palette ~ Splotch of bright color on white butterfly wings adds touch of distinction in world … More True Color

Fine Line

“There is a very fine line between loving life and being greedy for it.” — Maya Angelou stems stand still and tall blossoms fall over to earth blustery airstream *   *   * Straight Line ~ With its wings flashing patches of emerald green and gold, and its male wingspan of 4.9” (female 5.9”), the Cairns … More Fine Line