Ribbons and Bows

“Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” — William Arthur Ward gifts of love and peace packaged in holiday dress ribbons not trappings *   *   * Gif Wrappings ~ Festive wrapping display lends holiday spirit at Smith’s Acres, Niantic, Conn. • Photo by Jan Logozzo • “Ribbons … More Ribbons and Bows

Memories

“God gave us memory so that we might have roses in December.” — James M. Barrie winter’s cold withers wrapped in warm shades of summer memories outlive *   *   * Roses Recalled ~ Lush Florence Griswold Museum summer garden reduced to memory • Photo and “Memories” haiku poem by Mary O’Connor © 2021 Perfect Holiday … More Memories

All Buttoned-Up

“Buttons, for me, are very sculptural things, and they are so fascinating.” — Jonathan Anderson get act together button-up all the buttons make holes big enough *   *   * Row upon Row ~ Fungi buttons all lined-up • Photo by Jan Logozzo • “All Buttoned-up” haiku poem by Mary O’Connor © 2016 Enjoy Some Unexpected … More All Buttoned-Up

New Book!

“Its haikus and accompanying photos and paintings are a mind-clearing breath of fresh air!” — Karen L. Rancourt, Ph.D.   captured images uncover moments of calm good feelings of ahh! *   *   * Passing Shadows ~ Perfect post-pandemic gift book by Mary O’Connor. Filled with three-line haiku poems, illustrated with surprising full-color photos and watercolor … More New Book!