Monthly Archives: October 2019

Eulogy To Summer

  The trees are naked now Branches shiver in the wind Bold strokes of orange Paint the purple sky Brittle grasses cling together Backs turned to the chill Like monks at prayer Clad in cloaks of brown Landscapes in decline … Continue reading

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In Pursuit Of The Perfect Pizza

It has been a while since I posted anything relative to my prowess in the kitchen.  This is partly because my menus have not been exactly culinary delights, leaning heavily on easy recipes.  It is also because I have a … Continue reading

Posted in Baking, Cooking, Food, Humor, Insight, Life, Perspective, Reflection | Tagged , , , | 6 Comments

Walking A Thousand Smiles

I was sent an email that I received this morning that contained a short video about the birth, care, and raising of the Budweiser Clydesdale horses.  I had seen it once before some time ago, but knew I would enjoy … Continue reading

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Genesis

He sat nervously in the office, waiting for the councilor to enter.  Today was a big day.  One that he had waited for and anticipated for some time.  It had been a long and laborious process, what with all the … Continue reading

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Wish Haiku

Oh but that I could Shine a light on just one face Bring to it a smile Photo property of TimesofIndia.IndiaTimes.com Photographer: Ankita Rajeshwari    

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Golden Haiku

Autumn raining down Foliage adorns my yard Turning lawn to gold The birches are always the first to go.  The oaks and maples won’t be far behind.

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Amerigo Vespucci Day

Yesterday morning I had to take one of my dogs for dental surgery at the vets.  I had to have him there by 7:30 so I decided to give myself plenty of time to navigate the trip.  Usually, at that … Continue reading

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Perspective

I first ran into perspective in high school during a first year drafting class.  I was fascinated with it, forming two dimensional shapes emanating from a disappearing point.  Perhaps it was because it was the first time I ever drew … Continue reading

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