Chapeau

“Some hats can only be worn if you’re willing to be jaunty, to set them at an angle and to walk beneath them with a spring in your stride as if you’re only a step away from dancing.” — Neil Gaiman wear that jaunty cap adds character plus height generates laughter *   *   * Jaunty … More Chapeau

Paradise

“Paradises can only be made with our own hands, with our own creativity  in harmony with the free creativity of nature.” — Friedensreich Hundertwasser nature’s art palette all colors textures and shapes cosmic potential *   *   * Surrounded by Paradise ~ Their own creations through nature are seen at the home of Chrissie and John … More Paradise

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

Rock Solid

“An arch consists of two weaknesses, which leaning one against the other, make a strength.” — Leonardo da Vinci building with stones recording world’s history rock solid recall *   *   * Castle Entrance ~ Visitors to the historic home of Sherlock Holmes actor, William Gillette, pass through a rustic stone archway before reaching his whimsical … More Rock Solid

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

Past Connections

“The past is behind, learn from it. The future is ahead, prepare for it. The present is here, live it.” — Thomas S. Monson historic pathways stones worn by sandaled footsteps vibrations of past *   *   * Juxtaposition ~ Orchids bring life to classic mural background • Photo of a Passing of Time wall painting … More Past Connections

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

Coolness

“Green was the silence, wet was the light, the month of June trembled like a butterfly.” — Pablo Neruda peaceful black water cooled by deep shadows of green calm transcending depth *   *   * Color of Cool • Pond at Bonnet House Gardens, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. by Jan Logozzo • “Coolness” haiku poem by Mary … More Coolness

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

Stereotype

“The silhouette says a lot with very little information, but that’s also what the stereotype does.” — Kara Walker shadowed storyline fabricated character trumped-up imposter *   *   * Proud Peacock ~ Or is it a peacock? And is it proud? Seems so — assuming shadowed image tells straight story • Photo at Flamingo Gardens Wildlife … More Stereotype