Connection

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“Only through our connectedness to others can we really know and enhance the self. And only through working on the self can we begin to enhance our connectedness to others.” — Harriet Goldhor Lerner

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Lost connections. Photo by Mary O’Connor

Best Buddies

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“Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.” — Oprah Winfrey

“The best kind of friend is the one you could sit on a porch with, never saying a word, and walk away feeling like that was the best conversation you’ve had.” — Author unknown

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Best Buddies. Photo by Jan Logozzo © 2016

Light

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“Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.” — Helen Keller

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Christmas lights at Manhattan’s Rockefeller Plaza – Photo by Mary O’Connor © 2016

Can’t Undo

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“…let’s not talk of love or chains and things we can’t untie,…” — Leonard Cohen

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In memory of Leonard Cohen, Legendary Canadian singer, songwriter, poet, novelist, and painter. Died November 7, 2016. Lyrics from his “Hey, That’s No Way to Say Goodbye.”

Lines on deck, Mexican navy’s barque-rigged sail training vessel, Cuauhtémoc, during visit to New London, Conn. harbor.  Photo by Jan Logozzo © 2016

Haphazard

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“Life forms illogical patterns. It is haphazard and full of beauties which I try to catch as they fly by, for who knows whether any of them will ever return?” — Margot Fonteyn

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Nature’s recurring beauty. Photo by Mary O’Connor © 2016

Point of View

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“If there is any one secret of success, it lies in the ability to get the other person’s point of view and see things from that person’s angles as well as from your own.” — Henry Ford

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Lines and angles, Niantic Boardwalk, Niantic, Conn. Photo by Jan Logozzo © 2016