American Dream

“The American Dream may be slipping away. We have overcome such challenges before. To recover the Dream requires knowing where it came from, how it lasted so long and why it matters so much.” — Jon Meacham loss of future dreams occurs with eyes closed-up tight let light find way in *   *   * American … More American Dream

Learning

“The best teachers are those who show you where to look but don’t tell you what to see.” — Alexandra K. Trenfor learning at young age builds future understanding worthwhile fixation *   *   * Training • Mama fox teaches the secrets of hunting to her young kit ~ Watercolor painting and “Learning” haiku by Mary … More Learning

Facing Forward

“When nothing goes right, you have to face forward and take it on head first.” — Kyo Shirodaira steps moving forward bring future into focus leave past in shadow *   *   * Leaving Doubt Behind ~ Lesser Yellowlegs by Oyster River – Photo by Jan Logozzo • “Facing Forward” Haiku by Mary O’Connor © 2020

Looking Forward

“At the end of the day, we must go forward with hope and not backward by fear and division.” — Jesse Jackson darkness edges in gilded shadows tell what’s done sign of more to come *   *   * Day Is Done ~ Golden sunset, Niantic Conn. photo by Jan Logozzo • “Looking Forward” haiku poem … More Looking Forward

Determination

“The future depends on what you do today.” — Mahatma Gandhi what’s gathered today cushions future fears nectar truly sweet *   *   * Day in, day out ~ Skipper butterfly* at work gathering nectar in cluster of white asters • Photo by Jan Logozzo; Determination Haiku** by Mary O’Connor © 2020 * notoriously difficult to … More Determination

Parity

“This land is your land, this land is my land From California to the New York Island From the redwood forest to the Gulf Stream waters This land was made for you and me.” — Woody Guthrie hope for parity erupts in show of fury no longer silent *   *   * Hope ~ Bearded White … More Parity

Looking forward

“You can’t look back; you have to keep looking forward.” — Lucy Liu “I’m always interested in looking forward toward the future. Carving out new ways of looking at things.” — Herbie Hancock  *   *   * Cormorants — Photo by Jan Logozzo

Windblown

“Sometimes it feels like I’m thinking against the wind.” — Mortimer Adler “What we need to do is always lean into the future; when the world changes around you and when it changes against you—what used to be a tail wind is now a head wind—you have to lean into that and figure out what … More Windblown

Tomorrow

“Even though the future seems far away, it is actually beginning right now.” — Mattie Stepanek *   *   * Ft Lauderdale Sunset Vista — Photo by Jan Logozzo © 2018

Believe

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” — Eleanor Roosevelt *   *   * Dreams of a Princess — Photo by Jan Logozzo  © 2017