Bonding

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“Attachment to a baby is a long-term process, not a single, magical moment. The opportunity for bonding at birth may be compared to falling in love—staying in love takes longer and demands more work.” — T. Berry Brazelton

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Baboon family met along the roadside in Tanzania. Watercolor painting by Mary O’Connor © 2016

Leaving

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“Goodbyes are only for those who love with their eyes. Because for those who love with heart and soul there is no such thing as separation.” — Rumi

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Bon Voyage  — Photo by Jan Logozzo  © 2017

Hard Work

img_0162“Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

img_0163“I think that my biggest attribute to any success that I have had is hard work. There really is no substitute for working hard.” — Maria Bartiromo

 

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Bees at Work – Photos by Jan Logozzo © 2017

Resolve

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“For me, this is not a day of fanfare. This is a day of serious resolve for what I believe is a most important position.” — Asa Hutchinson

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Sculpted by Nilda Comas, Seminole Tribe of Florida, Venetian Arts Society, the “Florida” monument stands in Smoker Park, Fort Lauderdale, FL, in celebration of the  500 years of the state of Florida. — Photo by Mary O’Connor © 2017