Welcome home

“The wildflower wreath of feeling, the sunbeam of the heart.” — Fitz-Greene Halleck “Once again…welcome to my house. Come freely. Go safely, and leave something of the happiness you bring.” — Bram Stoker   *   *   * Fall colors offer welcome greeting — Photo by Mary O’Connor © 2018

Above it all

“To become truly great, one has to stand with people, not above them.” — Charles de Montesquieu “It’s when ordinary people rise above the expectations and seize the opportunity that milestones truly are reached.” — Mike Huckabee   *   *   * Sunflowers at Lyman Orchards, Middlefield, CT, photos by Mary O’Connor © 2016

Feeling

“Change the texture of your thoughts and your life will change. The future is not something we wait for, it is something we create.” —  Author Unknown   “Little moments can have a feeling and a texture that is very real.” — Ralph Fiennes *   *   * Sunflowers at Lyman Orchards. Photos by Mary … More Feeling

“Turn your face to the sun and the shadows follow behind you.” — Maori Proverb

“I don’t think there’s anything on this planet that more trumpets life than the sunflower.  For me, that’s because of the reason behind its name.  Not because it looks like the sun, but because it follows the sun. During the course of the day, the head tracks the journey of the sun across the sky. A … More “Turn your face to the sun and the shadows follow behind you.” — Maori Proverb