Adversity

“I’ll teach you how to jump on the wind’s back, and then away we go.” — J.M. Barrie riding with airstream beats fighting adverse currents sense of consensus *   *   * Caught in the Wind ~ Struggle as it may, this lone Herring Gull had a hard time getting too far, too soon • Photo … More Adversity

Stressed

“In times of great stress or adversity, it’s always best to keep busy, to plow your anger and your energy into something positive.” — Lee Iacocca   concern weighs heavy looking for less troubled path flies above it all fueled by alarm soars above worrisome plan leaves distress behind *   *   * Great Egret ~ … More Stressed

Reaching Out

“In the face of adversity, hope often comes in the form of a friend who reaches out to us.” — Christopher Reeve upset by chaos empty arms wanting to help reaching out for hope *   *   * Reaching Out ~ Eastern Daddy-Long-Legs covers wall’s vertical territory • Photo and “Reaching Out” haiku by Mary O’Connor … More Reaching Out

Staying Grounded

“When adversity strikes, that’s when you have to be the most calm. Take a step back, stay strong, stay grounded and press on.” — LL Cool J *   *   * Cobblestones and ornate cast iron manhole covers pave the narrow streets of the medieval Czech Republic town of Cesky Krumlov, as they do much … More Staying Grounded