“Break a vase, and the love that reassembles the fragments is stronger than that love which took its symmetry for granted when it was whole.” — Derek Walcott “I am intrigued with combining the remnant of memories, fragments of relics and ordinary objects, with components of technology. It’s a way of delving into the past and … More Pieces


“A pretentious, showy life is an empty life; a plain and simple life if a full life.” — Rick Warren *   *   * The bountiful Royal Pink Bougainvillea makes a showy, but highly popular ornamental. — Photo by Mary O’Connor © 2017

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