“What I need is the dandelion in the spring.

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The bright yellow that means rebirth instead of destruction. The promise that life can go on, no matter how bad our losses. That it can be good again.” — Suzanne Collins

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Dandelions photo by Mary O’Connor © 2016

“People from a planet without flowers

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would think we must be mad with joy the whole time to have such things about us.” — Iris Murdoch

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“Flowers and trees evoke the pleasures of paradise,and there is always a spot at the center of the carpet that brings calm to the heart.” ― Anita Amirrezvani












Daffodil Carpet — Photos by Jan Logozzo © 2016

“There’s a trick to the Graceful Exit.

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It begins with the vision to recognize when a job, a life stage, a relationship is over – and to let go. It means leaving what’s over without denying its value.” — Ellen Goodman

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Departing Swan, photo by Mary O’Connor © 2016

“My eyes are my favorite part of me;


not for how they look, but for how they see.” — Frau Feuerameise

Eye on the Serengeti, photo by Mary O’Connor

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“Look into my eyes and hear what I’m not saying, for my eyes speak louder than my voice ever will.” — Unknown





“I think she has an old soul in her eyes.” Nala, an unknown, but predominantly herding dog mix, is “probably a bit of terrier, golden retriever and some other breed that gives her the black spots on her tongue.”

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Old Soul in her Eye

Photo by Terry Logozzo



Photos © 2016