“Nothing like a hot bath to ease the tension and think about what’s going to happen next.” — Sarah McLachlan FRENCH SOAP Its yellow wrapper speaks in a language with which I struggle but nonetheless convinced me to buy one sunny summer day while touring abroad. At home, this prize is stored away— a souvenir, … More French Soap
“The dog lives for the day, the hour, even the moment.” — Robert Falcon Scott “Dance. Smile. Giggle. Marvel. Trust. Hope. Love. Wish. Believe. Most of all, enjoy every moment of the journey, and appreciate where you are at this moment instead of always focusing on how far you have to go.” ― Mandy Hale … More Be Happy
“Every moment of one’s existence, one is growing into more or retreating into less.” ― Norman Mailer “In order to carry a positive action, we must develop here a positive vision.” — Dalai Lama “A strong, positive self-image is the best possible preparation for success.” — Joyce Brothers * * * Photo … More Self-image
New Year 2019 Countdown! “Little do we realize that the count down to a new year begins right at the moment a new year begins. January 1 is just another day. Work hard, play hard and have fun. A new day is always a count down to A NEW YEAR.” — Danish Damodaran * … More Happy New Year!
“Life was always a matter of waiting for the right moment to act.” — Paulo Coelho * * * Waiting to Fully Be — Daffodils-in-wait photo by Mary O’Connor © 2017
I am simply indulging in a few moments of pastoral solitude.” — Helen Simpson * * * Moscovy Duck reflecting in puddle, photo by Mary O’Connor © 2016
grows over time, and lasts an eternity.” — Unknown “Learning is like building a sandcastle. Once you have the right tools, you can build anything. You can be anything you want to be.” — Unknown “Don’t grow up too quickly, lest you forget how much you love the beach.” — Michelle Held * * * Photos … More “Love begins in a moment,
standing still, silent, tiny speck in vast splendor— portrayal of peace * * * Haiku poem by Mary O’Connor © 2014