“The beautiful spring came, and when nature resumes her loveliness, the human soul is apt to revive also.” — Harriet Ann Jacobs discarding darkness trading winter’s gloom for light spring blossoms renew *   *   * Renewal ~ Symbol of new hope and renewal, springtime’s hyacinth serves as a traditional focus of the Persian New Year … More Renewal

Visions of Hawai’i

“If you take a flower in your hand and really look at it, it’s your world for the moment. I want to give that world to someone else.” — Georgia O’Keeffe Commissioned by Dole (then Hawaiian Pineapple Company) to paint a pineapple while visiting Hawaii, Georgia O’Keeffe fell in love with Hawaii’s lush plant life … More Visions of Hawai’i