Crowned

“My crown is called content, a crown that seldom kings enjoy.” — William Shakespeare “There are many persons of whom it may be said that they have no other possession in the world but their character, and yet they stand as firmly upon it as any crowned king.” — Samuel Smiles *   *   * Yellow-crowned … More Crowned

Here and Now

“Happiness, not in another place but this place … not for another hour, but this hour.” — Walt Whitman *   *   * In the Moment — View from Hatchett’s Point, Waterford, Connecticut — photo by Mary O’Connor © 2017

“Without touch we are but hunks of wood.” — Jim Morrison

“Just as our ancient ancestors drew animals on cave walls and carved animals from wood and bone, we decorate our homes with animal prints and motifs, give our children stuffed animals to clutch, cartoon animals to watch, animal stories to read.” — Diane Ackerman The seahorse, as carved here by Bill Kelsey of Branford, CT, has … More “Without touch we are but hunks of wood.” — Jim Morrison

Reawaken through flowers

“…delphiniums in shades of blue and lavender, poppies, lilies in all their splendor… The sight is breathtaking and pulls your soul in close to the peacefulness we all crave.” — Barbara Parsons Barbara wrote these words to picture a world for which she yearned while serving time behind the walls of a correctional institution. The image … More Reawaken through flowers