“Autumn— the year’s last, loveliest smile.” —William Cullen Bryant golden glow banner rolled out in last hurrah summer remnants sale * * * Last of the Golden Mums ~ Photo and “Yard Sale” haiku poem by Mary O’Connor © 2021
“Life is always a rich and steady time when you are waiting for something to happen or hatch.” Charlotte’s Web “Everyone needs time to develop their dreams. An egg in the nest doesn’t become a bird overnight.” — Lois Ehlert * * * Summer’s Treasure — Photo By Jill Chambers © 2019
“True hope is swift, and flies with swallow’s wings.” — William Shakespeare “Yesterday, a small white keel feather escaped from my goose and lodged in the bank boughs near the kitchen porch, where I spied it as I came home in the cold twilight. The minute I saw the feather, I was projected into May, … More Hope
patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper.” — W.B. Yeats * * * Blossoms of Queen Anne’s Lace grace the summer field along with Black-Eyed Susans. Photo by Mary O’Connor © 2015
Sometimes you need to stop worrying, planning and just relax, release and let go.” — Unknown * * * Unwinding on a hot summer day in Farm River swimming hole, Branford, CT. Photo © 2015, compliments of Jane Kelsey.
and sit in silence and kind of meditate. Nature is calming, and it’s nice to go out there and clear my head.” — Devon Werkheiser “Your best ideas, those eureka moments that turn the world upside down, seldom come when you’re juggling emails, rushing to meet the 5 P.M. deadline or straining to make your … More “I like to sit in my backyard. I go out on the hammock…
whether it’s winter or summer when they’re happy. ̶ Anton Chekhov * * * Photo credit: Mary O’Connor © 2013
How long we wait, holding out for the warmth and lazy days of summer, setting up our props and toys, ready to be children again. – Summer Waits, photo by Mary O’Connor © 2013