“Live in the sunshine, swim in the sea,  drink the wild air.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson in cold of winter sunstruck sand bank of beach grass preferred to snow bank *   *   * Bank Deposit ~ Summer sun deposits gold on sand bank • Acrylics painting and “Sunstruck” haiku poem by Mary O’Connor © 2023

The Magic of Christmas

“Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.” – Norman Vincent Peale   For the past fifteen years, visitors to the Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme, Conn., have admired the painted palettes by contemporary artists hung on Miss Florence’s Artist Trees. Alluding to the Lyme Art … More The Magic of Christmas