“What is life?

It is the flash of a firefly in the night. It is the breath of a buffalo in the wintertime. It is the little shadow which runs across the grass and loses itself in the sunset.” — Crowfoot, Canadian Blackfoot Tribe *  *  * American Buffalo in Yellowstone National Park, watercolor painting by Mary O’Connor … More “What is life?

“How far you go in life

depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in your life you will have been all of these.” — George Washington Carver * * * Mother and child, Tanzania, Africa, photo by Mary O’Connor © 2013