Comfort in Patterns

“Art is the imposing of a pattern on experience, and our aesthetic enjoyment is recognition  of the pattern.”  — Alfred North Whitehead “There is in all things a pattern that is part of our universe. It has symmetry, elegance, and grace – these qualities you find always in that the true artist captures. You can … More Comfort in Patterns

Turkey Tail

“It looked like the world was covered in a cobbler crust of brown sugar and cinnamon.” — Sarah Addison Allen “Humans are, by nature, pattern-seeking animals, and we are quite adept at telling stories about patterns whether they exist of not.” — Michael Shermer Not a delicate pastry crust, but a fungus—turkey tail, to be … More Turkey Tail

Promise

“Frost grows on the window glass, forming whorl patterns of lovely translucent geometry. Breathe on the glass, and you give frost more ammunition. Now it can build castles and cities and whole ice continents with your breath’s vapor. In a few blinks you can almost see the winter fairies moving in.” — Vera Nazarian   … More Promise

Pay attention

“Pay attention to the intricate patterns of your existence that you take for granted.” ― Doug Dillon *   *   * Patterns of the marsh ― Photo of female Red-winged blackbird by Jan Logozzo © 2017  

Going in Circles

“Patterns exist in our seemingly patternless lives, and the most common pattern is the circle.” — Dean Koontz *   *   * Painting in circles – Photo by Jan Logozzo © 2017

Haphazard

“Life forms illogical patterns. It is haphazard and full of beauties which I try to catch as they fly by, for who knows whether any of them will ever return?” — Margot Fonteyn *   *   * Nature’s recurring beauty. Photo by Mary O’Connor © 2016

“Pay attention to the intricate patterns of your existence that you take for granted.” — Doug Dillon

“There are only patterns, patterns on top of patterns, patterns that affect other patterns. Patterns hidden by patterns. Patterns within patterns. If you watch close, history does nothing but repeat itself. What we call chaos is just patterns we haven’t recognized.” — Chuck Palahniuk “We make patterns, we share moments.” — Jenny Downham         … More “Pay attention to the intricate patterns of your existence that you take for granted.” — Doug Dillon