Windblown

“Sometimes it feels like I’m thinking against the wind.” — Mortimer Adler “What we need to do is always lean into the future; when the world changes around you and when it changes against you—what used to be a tail wind is now a head wind—you have to lean into that and figure out what … More Windblown

Experiment

“You have right to experiment with your life. You will make mistakes. And they are right too.” — Anaïs Nin Frank Stella: Experiment and Change exhibition at NSU Art Museum, Ft Lauderdale, Florida, offers insight into the artist’s experimentation from minimalism (e.g. the geometry of simple black paintings) to maximalism (e.g. the spatially complex sculptures … More Experiment

Changing with the wind

“It’s easy to act as if you are a weathervane, always changing your beliefs and words, trying to please everyone around you. But we were born to be lighthouses, not weathervanes.” — Robert K. Cooper *   *   * Weathervane in Little Compton, RI — Photo by Mary O’Connor © 2017

Change

“Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” — Mahatma Gandhi In a call to enact positive change, an estimated 10,000 men and women overflowed Miami’s Bayfront Park Amphitheater Saturday. In concert with the Women’s March on Washington DC, rallies and marches were held around the world from Paris to the Antarctic, protesting … More Change

Bend

“Notice that the stiffest tree is most easily cracked, while the bamboo or willow survives by bending with the wind.” — Bruce Lee *   *   * Willow Grove – photo by Mary O’Connor © 2016

Change

“I find that even small changes sometimes jog you out of a mental rut.” — Tom Perrotta *   *   * Tidal channels. Photo by Mary O’Connor © 2016