“If the world seems cold to you, kindle the fires to warm it.” — Lucy Larcom “Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul and sings the tunes without the words and never stops at all” — Emily Dickinson * * * Cardinal’s beauty on show after ice storm — … More Hope
All night, owls hid and wolves trembled while the wind howled and hurled its icy breath over the world until the pale sun cast its cold still light over white laced hills, and the day shimmered, brighter than in summer. * * * “Ice Storm” (Reprinted from Dreams of a Wingless Child, … More Ice Storm
without the cold of winter to give it sweetness.” — John Steinbeck * * * Northern Cardinal, watercolor painting by Mary O’Connor, painted from photo reference by class instructor, Bivenne Harvey Staiger.
but what everyone sees is a smiling and calm face.” — Manoj Arora * * * Mama Duck. Watercolor painting by Mary O’Connor, created following participation in classes conducted by fine arts instructor, Bivenne Harvey Staiger. Photo reference by Bivenne.