Store-bought

“Generosity is never out of season.” — Janet Morris “The best gifts come from the heart, not the store.” — Sarah Dessen *   *   * Store-bought Beauties ~ Cellophane-wrapped tulip bouquets translate into packages of joy. • Photograph by Mary O’Connor © 2019

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

Be Different

“A tulip doesn’t strive to impress anyone. It doesn’t struggle to be different than a rose. It doesn’t have to. It is different. And there’s room in the garden for every flower.” — Marianne Williamson *   *   * Beauty in numbers — Photo by Mary O’Connor  © 2018