True Friends

“When I look into the eyes of an animal, I do not see an animal. I see a living being. I see a friend. I feel a soul.” — Anthony Douglas Williams *   *   * Breeze and Tiller, true and loyal Labrador friends of Jane and Bill, Branford, CT — Watercolor portrait by … More True Friends

Dust

“Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” — Berthold Auerbach *   *   * Magical Dust. Photo by Mary O’Connor © 2016

Material things

“The love for material things grows like a fungus in the soul and destroys the loveliness of the human heart utterly.” — Caryll Houselander Noted for its water-absorbing abilities, the amadou fungi was traditionally used as tinder, dating back to ice-age days. Today it is still harvested in much of central Europe and used to craft … More Material things