Patchwork Quilt

“Much like a patchwork quilt, inspiration that stirs and motivates me is made of many things.” — Robert Reynolds colors bright and bold laced with stitches of thread patches of friendship *   *   * Patchwork of Colors ~ Gift of Warmth by Jane Duncan • “Patchwork Quilt” haiku by Mary O’Connor © 2021

True Friends

“When I look into the eyes of an animal, I do not see an animal. I see a living being. I see a friend. I feel a soul.” — Anthony Douglas Williams *   *   * Breeze and Tiller, true and loyal Labrador friends of Jane and Bill, Branford, CT — Watercolor portrait by … More True Friends

Argument

“A quarrel between friends, when made up, adds a new tie to friendship.” — Saint Francis de Sales *   *   * Swallows on Piling —  photo by Mary O’Connor © 2017

Best Buddies

“Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.” — Oprah Winfrey “The best kind of friend is the one you could sit on a porch with, never saying a word, and walk away feeling … More Best Buddies

“A friend is a hand that is always holding yours,

no matter how close or far apart you may be. A friend is someone who is always there and will always, always care. A friend is a feeling of forever in your heart.” — Unknown *  *  * “Hands of Hope” handcrafted pottery from Isan Pottery artisans at the Good Shepherd Sister’s Village Vocational Training Centre, Nong Khai, … More “A friend is a hand that is always holding yours,