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Haiku: What’s Inside Matters

Haiku: What’s Inside Matters

This haiku is for every extraordinary woman who sometimes needs affirmation.

August Evening in Aberdeen

August Evening in Aberdeen

Even the most mundane things can be magic when you love to travel, like wet streets and traffic a chilly, rainy evening in Aberdeen.

It’s My Birthday, and I’d Like to Give You a Gift

It’s My Birthday, and I’d Like to Give You a Gift

A poem by Gordon Parks speaks of curiosity, wonder, celebration of life and nature, and the awesome, simple, dead-on-target mindfulness of children.

Off-Beet!

Off-Beet!

The world already has enough conflict, strife and confusion; we don’t need beets to go around claiming that they can become pizza crust.

The Best Contagion: Laughter

The Best Contagion: Laughter

Oh how therapeutic laughter is! Can’t you feel it just looking at them? This is one of the favorite pictures I’ve ever snapped. I have no idea if it’s “any good” by photography standards, but it makes me happy every time I look at it.

Fleeting

Fleeting

A footprint, a feather and a leaf, about to be swept away. Remembering my brother in a haiku.

Gumbo: It’s a Family Affair

Gumbo: It’s a Family Affair

A 7th grade essay sums up how gumbo got started for us: “My family has a 35-year history with gumbo.” Part 2 of a series.

Hummingbird Haiku (Times Two)

Hummingbird Haiku (Times Two)

Hummingbirds work hard. They do what needs to be done.

Another Strange In-Flight Sandwich: Someone has a Sense of Humor

Another Strange In-Flight Sandwich: Someone has a Sense of Humor

A not-Cajun sandwich on a flight from Paris to London.

Giant Pork Dish and Spaetzle Made with Love by the German Cousins

Giant Pork Dish and Spaetzle Made with Love by the German Cousins

A giant pork chop with homemade spaetzle served on vintage Corelle dishes proves once again that Food is Love.

Mindfulness Musings from Rose of Rose Farmhaus

Mindfulness Musings from Rose of Rose Farmhaus

A peaceful picture of simple pleasures painted with words and images from a friend in Round Top, Texas.

Haiku: Possessiveness

Haiku: Possessiveness

Haiku born of people-watching at a nightclub.

Strange But Wonderful Solo Lunch While One-Footed: Broccoli-Egg Salad with Hollandaise

Strange But Wonderful Solo Lunch While One-Footed: Broccoli-Egg Salad with Hollandaise

The crunch of the broccoli, smooth and earthy taste of the egg, and the tart, silky hollandaise come together beautifully in this salad.

Treehouse Haiku

Treehouse Haiku

treehouse afternoonsendless summer daydreaming ~limitless future

A New Meaning for “Bite the Biscuit” – The Denver Biscuit Company

A New Meaning for “Bite the Biscuit” – The Denver Biscuit Company

The biscuits at the Denver Biscuit Company are devilishly good, on a par with poetry.

Good Gumbos are Like Sunsets

Good Gumbos are Like Sunsets

Gumbo is a jazz combo that creates a new song every time you make it. Part 1 of a series.


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