“We only see what we look at. To look is an act of choice…We never look at just one thing; we are always looking at the relation between things and ourselves. Our vision is continually active, continually moving, continually holding things in a circle around itself, constituting what is present to us as we are.” – John Berger
She sits in her favorite chair by the window, watching, waiting for the birds to make an appearance in the yard. A few rays of light from the window touch her gnarled hands deftly weaving from blue and white yarn the form of a blue jay. She tells her own story simply, in an act of subtle and haunting grace. The overall impression is that of a delicate, triumphant glance. We could all learn a little bit from this lady, Jean Connor, whom Writer/Director John Kerr had the privilege of meeting just before Christmas a few years ago.