“…change comes like a little wind that ruffles the curtains at dawn, and it comes like the stealthy perfume of wildflowers hidden in the grass.” — John Steinbeck nature’s wind turbine stifles viral infection energizes life * * * Wind Power ~ Haiku* and photo by Mary O’Connor © 2020 * Haiku: a Japanese poem … More Energize
without the cold of winter to give it sweetness.” — John Steinbeck * * * Northern Cardinal, watercolor painting by Mary O’Connor, painted from photo reference by class instructor, Bivenne Harvey Staiger.
and as an opal changes its colors and its fire to match the nature of a day, so do I.” ― John Steinbeck “The day before was cold and crisp, so as the sun came out on what was predicted to be a warmer day, you can see the effect of the changeover on the … More “There are as many worlds as there are kinds of days,
“For how can one know color in perpetual green, and what good is warmth without cold to give it sweetness?” ― John Steinbeck * * * Photo credit: Mary O’Connor © 2014
Living and feeding on the rocks just above the sea spray, these delightful little Sally Lightfoot crabs captured the attention of Charles Darwin during his voyages to the Galapagus Islands. They remain there today—as well as on rocky Pacific and Atlantic coastlines—presenting their charm and beauty for open eyes and minds to see. Many have spoken … More We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open. ̶ Jawaharlal Nehru