“It’s not so much how busy you are, but WHY you are busy. The bee is praised. The mosquito is swatted.” — Mary O’Connor, Texas author, Destiny Stone 

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Bumble bee on thistle, photo © 2016 by Mary O’Connor, Connecticut author, Life Is Full of Sweet Spots

Light waves


“Take a deep breath and exhale slowly. Mentally picture all tiredness, tension, and fatigue leaving you. Visualize that a wave of golden light is entering you at the top of your head and passing throughout your entire body.” — Frederick Lenz

IMG_1486 - Copy“Let us dance in the sun, wearing wild flowers in our hair.” — Susan Polis Shutz

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Photos by Mary O’Connor © 2016

Hurry up!


“Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.” — Alexander Pope

“We have time, there’s no big rush.” — Jimi Hendrix
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Bella, in the rush of retrieval. Photo by Jan Logozzo © 2016



“Elegance is when the inside is as beautiful as the outside.” — Chanel

2016JanFL018[1]“Don’t get me wrong, I admire elegance and have an appreciation of the finer things in life. But to me, beauty lies in simplicity.” — Mark Hyman

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Peacock photos by Jan Logozzo © 2016