Universal Design

“I think the universe is pure geometry – basically, a beautiful shape twisting around and dancing over space-time.” — Antony Garrett Lisi “Look at situations from all angles, and you will become more open.” — Dalai Lama *   *   * Skylight patterns — Photo by Mary O’Connor ©

Wanderlust

Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before.” — Dalai Lama A popular tourist attraction, the Jacobite steam locomotive-hauled train follows the same route through the West Highland region of Scotland as shown in the Harry Potter films. The longest staircase lock in Britain, Neptune’s Staircase lifts boats 64’ through a series of eight … More Wanderlust

Out of the nest

“Give the ones you love wings to fly, roots to come back and reasons to stay.” — Dalai Lama *   *   * “Bless this Nest” watercolor painting by Mary O’Connor © 2016 (currently hanging in the Essex (CT) Art Association Summer Exhibition, “Where I Live.”)