Dark Side

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.” — Martin Luther King, Jr. light, color and love hiding in darkness of life waiting to be found *   *   * Darkness ~ Love and color hide in black rose • Photo by Jan Logozzo … More Dark Side

Climate Change

“If Winter comes, can Spring be far behind?” — Percy Bysshe Shelley jumble of brambles safe haven as world turns warm just a hint of green *   *   * Scarlet Beauty ~ Cardinal brightens winter’s dreariness • Photo and “Climate Change” haiku by Mary O’Connor © 2022 Brighten Dreary Winter Days “Passing Shadows” ~ New … More Climate Change

Year’s End

“Year’s end is neither an end nor a beginning but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us.” — Hal Borland the sun is setting artful shutting down of old another’s prelude *   *   * Year’s End ~ Sunset a bold promise of splendor yet to come • Photo and … More Year’s End

Winter Solstice

“After the longest night, tomorrow we sing up the dawn. There is a rejoicing that, even in the darkest time, the sun is not vanquished.” — Dacha Avelin May Pole reimagined round and round this day we dance solstice fantasy *   *   * May Pole Makeover ~ Recognizing December 21st Winter Solstice • Photo and … More Winter Solstice

Orchestra

“Bring the sky beneath your feet and listen to celestial music everywhere.” — Rumi heaven’s orchestra tunes up as cherubs gather playing notes of hope *   *   * Heaven’s Orchestra ~ Classic Cherub Medallions • Photo and haiku poem by Mary O’Connor © 2021 Classic Holiday Gift! “Passing Shadows” ~ New gift book by Mary O’Connor. … More Orchestra

Holiday Decorations

“The perfect Christmas tree? All Christmas trees are perfect!” — Charles N. Barnard strings of colored lights odds and whatever you have best decorations *   *   * Lobster Pot Tree ~ What else would the Borough of Stonington, Conn., do with all its lobster pots than build a Christmas tree on the town dock? Some … More Holiday Decorations

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

Thanksgiving

“If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough.” — Meister Eckhart unadorned beauty graces day of gratitude centerpiece of thanks *   *   * Thanksgiving Dress ~ Mini Orchid dresses in seasonal shades of pumpkin • Photo and “Thanksgiving” haiku poem by Mary O’Connor © 2021 … More Thanksgiving

Tough Love

“I believe in tough love. But for tough love to work, love must come first.” — Jon Gordon arms wrapped tight around infusing strength of toughness entangled in love *   *   * Wrapped Around ~ Strong root holds up crumbling wall • Photo by Jan Logozzo • “Tough Love” haiku poem by Mary O’Connor © … More Tough Love

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