“How much of human life is lost in waiting.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson waiting out the storm exercising much patience holding out to play *   *   * Just Sitting  ~ Pleasure Waiting photo and “Waiting” haiku poem by Mary O’Connor © 2021

Shifting Winds

“There is no such thing as bad weather— only the wrong clothes.” — Billy Connolly waiting at corner shifting winds change outing plans adjust sails for new *   *   * Windblown ~ Great Egret hunches up to hold skirts down • Photo and “Shifting Winds” haiku by Mary O’Connor © 2021


“Patience is not simply the ability to wait – it’s how we behave while we’re waiting.” — Joyce Meyer waiting to blossom color in all its fullness hidden at moment *   *   * Waiting to Blossom ~ Rhododendron bud photo and Patience Haiku* poem by Mary O’Connor © 2020 * Haiku: a Japanese poem of … More Patience

Feathered Nest

“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

Hanging around

“I’m happiest when I’m just hanging out with my friends…it really doesn’t matter what we do.” — Kirsten Dunst *   *   * Cormorants, just hanging out. Photo by Mary O’Connor © 2017


“Green is the prime color of the worlds, and that from which its loveliness arises.” — Pedro Calderon de la Barca *   *   * Something to keep in mind while waiting for loveliness to arise again. — Photo by Mary O’Connor ©2017

“All that is important comes in quietness and waiting.” — Patrick Lindsay

“It’s very important that we re-learn the art of resting and relaxing. Not only does it help prevent the onset of many illnesses that develop through chronic tension and worrying; it allows us to clear our minds, focus, and find creative solutions to problems.” — Thich Nhat Hanh Pine needles and oak leaves float at … More “All that is important comes in quietness and waiting.” — Patrick Lindsay