Category: Writing

Sunshine Blogger Nominations and Q&A

Sunshine Blogger Nominations and Q&A

The Glover Gardens response to the nomination from the A. JoAnn Blog for a Sunshine Blogger Award. I like that name: sunshine on my shoulders makes me happy.

Water, Wind and Land: Metaphors for a Geophysicist (remembrance for Grandpa on his 98th birthday)

Water, Wind and Land: Metaphors for a Geophysicist (remembrance for Grandpa on his 98th birthday)

Reconstructing Grandpa in the museum of my heart – a poem in memory of an amazing man, Thomas Carlyle Holt.

12 Radical Reasons to Write Poetry

12 Radical Reasons to Write Poetry

The list referenced here from the All Nine blog by Kelly Belmonte is a wonderful and persuasive set of arguments in favor of writing poetry.

Haiku: Mindfulness on the Beach

Haiku: Mindfulness on the Beach

Image poetry: girl on the beach in repose knows, she simply knows Copyright 2017, Glover Gardens Cookbook

Travel Day Thoughts

Travel Day Thoughts

Haiku for air travel.

Haiku Mind: Book Review in Haiku

Haiku Mind: Book Review in Haiku

My review of Haiku Mind: what i thought i knew how to view and feel and say i knew not at all If you are into haiku, this book is for you. It is a book of haiku while at the same time being a […]

The Thankful Foreigner: An Award-Winning Essay from a Millennial

The Thankful Foreigner: An Award-Winning Essay from a Millennial

A young American writes an award-winning essay after being thanked by a Frenchman from Normandy for D-Day. The essay is relevant today.

Determination

Determination

A tiny tree in a Colorado forest inspires a haiku.

Grace by the Sea – Winelight | encouraging others through tough times

Happy to repost this article:  Encouraging others through tough times. Source: Grace by the Sea – Winelight | encouraging others through tough times

The Chili Bee and Round Top, Texas – A Little Tale of Community, Chili and Small-Town Magic

The Chili Bee and Round Top, Texas – A Little Tale of Community, Chili and Small-Town Magic

A tale of a chili cook-off fundraiser in a tiny Texas town, two friends, five gallons of spilled chili, dozens of kind people and a chance meeting with the governor.

Haiku:  Beckoning Winter Sky

Haiku: Beckoning Winter Sky

I am in love with our little cabin in central Colorado.  “Little House in the Rockies” inspires me to create recipes, snap photos, write essays, poems and haiku, birdwatch…in general, to revel in nature and absorb its beauty and regenerative spirit. Here’s one from a […]

Cat Haiku, and Pictures, Too

Cat Haiku, and Pictures, Too

Cat haiku and pictures, because the world doesn’t have enough. So I give you: Godfrey in repose.

Haiku for Autumn in Southeast Texas: October’s Party

Haiku for Autumn in Southeast Texas: October’s Party

Haiku about autumn in Southeast Texas – the flowers are still blooming although the leaves are falling.

Haiku:  Departure

Haiku: Departure

A haiku about that wonderful feeling of expectation and adventure when you travel by air.

Birthday Haiku

Birthday Haiku

Birthday-inspired haiku.

Haiku: Christie’s Sour Cream Pound Cake

Haiku: Christie’s Sour Cream Pound Cake

My neighbor is a smart and funny Southern woman, a successful writer of romantic and teen fiction, a devoted wife, mother and friend, and a wonderful hostess.  She also makes the best pound cake I’ve ever eaten. Christie recently served her homemade sour cream pound cake at […]


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