Family Likeness

¨You don’t choose your family. They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them.¨ — Desmond Tutu family resemblance seen in genes not feathers biologic bond *   *   * Family Portrait ~ Juvenile Ibis stands out in family gathering • Photo by Jan Logozzo • “Family Likeness” haiku poem by Mary O’Connor © … More Family Likeness

Home Decor

“I am going to make everything around me beautiful, that will be my life.” – Elsie de Wolfe home decor ideas outside beauty transcends walls lush paper patterns *   *   * Wall Art ~ Elegant wallpaper • Photo of American White Ibis by Jan Logozzo • “Home Décor” haiku poem by Mary O’Connor

Climate Change

“If Winter comes, can Spring be far behind?” — Percy Bysshe Shelley jumble of brambles safe haven as world turns warm just a hint of green *   *   * Scarlet Beauty ~ Cardinal brightens winter’s dreariness • Photo and “Climate Change” haiku by Mary O’Connor © 2022 Brighten Dreary Winter Days “Passing Shadows” ~ New … More Climate Change

Partytime!

“Things taste better outdoors. And if it’s a forbidden thing, so much the better.” — Franny Billingsley   how lucky am I! can’t pass up backyard bonus full picnic table *   *   * Backyard Picnic ~ “Hmm! What have we here? … Don’t want to miss even one kernel!” • Squirrel enjoys corn on the … More Partytime!

Disorder

“I admire all people who are trying to be a good power in this chaotic world.” — Yoko Ono chaos all around beauty and stillness stand out offset disorder *   *   * Overseer ~ Great Egret brings a semblance of order to disorder at the crab bridge • Photo by Jan Logozzo • “Disorder” haiku … More Disorder

Double Duty

“But in the end, it’s only a passing thing, this shadow. Even darkness must pass.” — J.R.R. Tolkien wings spread across sky those below huddle in fear a passing shadow *   *   * Double Duty ~ When you purchase a copy of the inspirational new book “Passing Shadows” , you will be helping veterans transition … More Double Duty

Dancing in the Rain

“Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass… It’s about learning to dance in the rain.” — Vivian Greene dancing in the rain rite of purification loveliness preserved *   *   * Raindrops Falling ~ Two Great Egrets dance in the rain • Photo by Jan Logozzo • “Dancing in the Rain” haiku by Mary … More Dancing in the Rain

Belly Laugh

“The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.” — E. E. Cummings force of happiness fills soul to overflowing laughter tumbles out *   *   * Belly Laugh ~ Great Egret’s version of a good laugh • Photo by Bivenne Harvey Staiger • “Belly Laugh” haiku by Mary O’Connor © 2021

Step Carefully

“If you concentrate on small, manageable steps, you can cross unimaginable distances.” — Shaun Hick one foot at a time step carefully in unknown invisible traps *   *   * Step at a Time ~ Great Blue Heron steps carefully over unknown ground • Photo by Jan Logozzo • “Step Carefully” haiku poem by Mary O’Connor … More Step Carefully

Gossip

“Gossip is nature’s telephone.” — Sholom Aleichem curious to hear tell me even if not true love storytelling *   *   * “Tell me!” ~ Egret spreads a few words of gossip to his Cormorant buddy • Photo by Jan Logozzo • “Gossip” haiku poem by Mary O’Connor © 2021