Mutual Benefit

“Like wildflowers, you must allow yourself to grow in all the places people thought you never would.” – E.V. flowers and sunshine basic genes of well being components of oomph *   *   * Cultivator ~ Skipper Butterfly drinks nectar of Bushy Aster, spreading pollen as it moves from flower to flower • Photo by Jan Logozzo … More Mutual Benefit

Mother’s Recipe

“Strange to see how a good dinner and feasting reconciles everybody.” — Samuel Pepys favorite dinner made from mother’s recipe guests always love it *   *   * Mother’s Recipe ~ Two bees feast on nectar-rich heart of Verrone’s Obsidian Dahlia • Photo by Jan Logozzo • “Mother’s Recipe” haiku poem by Mary O’Connor © 2021 … More Mother’s Recipe

Determination

“The future depends on what you do today.” — Mahatma Gandhi what’s gathered today cushions future fears nectar truly sweet *   *   * Day in, day out ~ Skipper butterfly* at work gathering nectar in cluster of white asters • Photo by Jan Logozzo; Determination Haiku** by Mary O’Connor © 2020 * notoriously difficult to … More Determination