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

Pieces

“Break a vase, and the love that reassembles the fragments is stronger than that love which took its symmetry for granted when it was whole.” — Derek Walcott “I am intrigued with combining the remnant of memories, fragments of relics and ordinary objects, with components of technology. It’s a way of delving into the past and … More Pieces

Greatest gift

“One of the greatest gifts you can give anyone is the gift of attention.” — Jim Rohn *   *   * “Roxi” — Watercolor painting by Mary O’Connor © 2017