“Every moment is a fresh beginning.” — T.S. Eliot much to learn about just so many surprises let each bring a smile *   *   * Greeting the World ~ Everything is fresh and new for little Evie • Watercolor portrait and “Beginnings” haiku poem by Mary O’Connor © 2023


“Childhood is that state which ends the moment a puddle is first viewed as an obstacle instead of an opportunity.” — Michael K. Williams delight of puddles jump in and enjoy the splash sensory freedom *   *   * Saying “yes!” to puddle play ~ Little ducklings take advantage of puddles, muddy or not! • Photo … More Puddles


“Candy is childhood, the best and bright moments you wish could have lasted forever.” —Dylan Lauren Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah and the brightest of holidays to one and all! *   *   * Holiday decorations at Saks 5th Ave., New York City. Photo by Jan Logozzo © 2016  

Child Again

“Our hearts grow tender with childhood memories and love of kindred, and we are better throughout the year for having, in spirit, become a child again at Christmastime.” — Laura Ingalls Wilder “Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, … More Child Again