“Luck is not chance, it’s toil; fortune’s expensive smile is earned.” — Emily Dickinson sometimes the wise fish ignores the tempting fat worm understands good luck * * * No Luck ~ Fish aren’t biting today • Photo by Jan Logozzo • “Good Luck” haiku poem by Mary O’Connor © 2021
“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
“Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson “I think that my biggest attribute to any success that I have had is hard work. There really is no substitute for working hard.” — Maria Bartiromo * * * Bees at Work – Photos by Jan Logozzo © 2017
but what everyone sees is a smiling and calm face.” — Manoj Arora * * * Mama Duck. Watercolor painting by Mary O’Connor, created following participation in classes conducted by fine arts instructor, Bivenne Harvey Staiger. Photo reference by Bivenne.