“There is a music that forms sometimes, from the pairing of two people. An inescapable cadence that continues on.” — Jason Mott pairs of two bring strength “me-too”s rally together common cause connects * * * Pairings ~Two by two, animals march aboard Noah’s Ark. Classic biblical pairings portrayed in Florence Griswold Museum holiday decorations. • Photo and … More Common Cause
“What blooms from beautiful seeds of thought becomes a symphony of colorful abundance.” — Jazz Feylynn nature’s instruments music of symphonic dream pastoral masterpiece * * * Nature’s Overture ~ Music of the Tiger Lilies • Photo by Jan Logozzo • “Symphony” haiku poem by Mary O’Connor © 2021
“Every hidden cell is throbbing with music and life, every fiber thrilling like harp strings.” ― John Muir seasonal blessings stored in tiny pockets wintertime comfort * * * Treasure Chest ~ Dahlia turns face towards autumn sun • Photo and “Blessings” haiku by Mary O’Connor © 2020
“In the past, people were born royal. Nowadays, royalty comes from what people do.” — Gianni Versace Edinburgh Castle has overshadowed the heart of Scotland for well over a thousand years. A place of military strength where royalty could safely reside, its ruins still stand on the volcanic Castle Rock. A symbolic and real … More Royalty
“I like when guests come over early and we chop veggies and talk and play music.” — John Stamos * * * Visiting female house finch — Photo by Mary O’Connor © 2018
“Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” — Berthold Auerbach * * * Magical Dust. Photo by Mary O’Connor © 2016
“You don’t get harmony when everybody sings the same note.” — Doug Floyd “Music is truly the universal language, and when it is excellently expressed how deeply it moves our souls.” — David O. McKay With more than 17,000 pipes, the world’s largest pipe organ is housed in Passau, Germany’s baroque 17th century St. Stephen’s Cathedral, … More Harmony
“Its tongue speaks through our feet, our ears, our heart, every miniscule stretch of our soul. Its voice is one of dreams, of hope. … Music is a language that is always present, if only in the blood of our veins and recesses of our memory. If we are quiet, we will hear it in … More Music is a language all its own.