“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
“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
Look at the world with the child’s eye – it is very beautiful.” — Kailash Satyarth “Childhood is a short season.” — Helen Hayes “Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children, play is serious learning. Play is … More “Childhood means simplicity.
grows over time, and lasts an eternity.” — Unknown “Learning is like building a sandcastle. Once you have the right tools, you can build anything. You can be anything you want to be.” — Unknown “Don’t grow up too quickly, lest you forget how much you love the beach.” — Michelle Held * * * Photos … More “Love begins in a moment,
the problem is staying an artist when you grow up.” – Pablo Picasso * * * Photo by Mary O’Connor © 2010, with thanks to Culinary Artist Nicky O.
“This innocence leaves us free to enjoy ourselves as few adults can. The day we fret about the future is the day we leave our childhood behind.” — Patrick Rothfuss * * * Photo by Jan Logozzo © 2014
wrapped up in faded yellow fur, and as such, he commands affection long after he is outgrown.” — Pam Brown Created by soft sculpture artist Tammy Hendricks in memory of her great nephew, Bentley, this cuddly teddy bear brings back moments of comfort and love by making memories tangible. Tammy hand-painted Bentley’s footprints on the … More “A teddy bear is your childhood…