Power of Love

“I say love, and the world populates itself with doves.” — Pablo Neruda “When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.” — Jimi Hendrix *   *   * Florence Griswold Museum guest artist Carole Maynard complements the peaceful beauty of Childe Hassam’s Isles of Shoals painting with symbolic holiday … More Power of Love

Tree Hug

“A hug is an amazing thing. It’s just the perfect way to show the love we’re feeling but can’t find the words to say.” —Johnny Ray Ryder “If the tree doesn’t hug you back, it’s not a problem with the tree, it’s a problem with your heart.” — Donald L. Hicks *   *   * Symbolizing … More Tree Hug

Puppy Love

“Happiness is a warm puppy.” — Charles M. Schulz “Money can buy you a fine dog, but only love can make him wag his tail.” — Kinky Friedman *   *   * Puppy Love: : All tuckered out after a romp on the Cape Cod beach, 12-week-old Golden Retriever Sandy rests on the shoulder of his … More Puppy Love

Old Family Recipes

“I love cooking. It’s one of my favorite things to do. To share my parents’ recipes that I grew up with is just something very special to me.”  — Lance Bass “Baking and love go hand in hand, for as one bakes a tasty treat and fills the room with its sweet aroma, the true … More Old Family Recipes

Togetherness

“If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” — African proverb “A mother’s love for her child is like nothing else in the world. It knows no law, no piety, it dares all things and crushes down remorselessly all that stands in its path. — Agatha Christie … More Togetherness

Happy Face

“We can bring positive energy into our daily lives by smiling more, talking to strangers in line, replacing handshakes with hugs, and calling our friends just to tell them we love them.” — Brandon Jenner *   *   * Anyone know what this ‘happy face’ pale yellow flower, found growing in sunny Florida, is … More Happy Face

Loss

“I guess by now I should know enough about loss to realize that you never really stop missing someone – you just learn to live around the huge gaping hole of their absence.” — Alyson Noel “Grief, I’ve learned, is really just love. It’s all the love you want to give but cannot. All of … More Loss