Pathways

“Learning to live in the present moment is part of the path of joy.” —Sarah Ban Breathnach winding labyrinths offer path to joy-filled goal always centered *   *   * Tulips in Bloom ~ Follow the spring garden paths at Elizabeth Park • Photo by Ellen Franks • “Pathway” haiku poem by Mary O’Connor © 2022 … More Pathways

To Your Health

“Here are the tulips, budded and full-blown, their swoops and dips, their gloss, and poses, the satin of their darks.” – Margaret Atwood drenched in sunshine glossy cups filled with light gold chalice of hope *   *   * Ambassadors of Hope ~ Yellow tulips embody cheerfulness • Photos and “To Your Health” haiku poem by … More To Your Health

Bandwidth

“Minds think with ideas, not information. No amount of data, bandwidth, or processing power can substitute for inspired thought.” — Clifford Stoll   despite rows and rows nature’s peaceful sounds missed limited bandwidth *   *   * Row upon Row ~  Tulips in full bloom, Elizabeth Park, West Hartford, Conn. Photo by Jan Logozzo • “Bandwidth” … More Bandwidth

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