DECLARATION OF STRENGTH AND HOPE

There will be no rocking chair for me! I have music to learn and songs to write; Books to read and places to see. There will be no footstool for my feet! There are hikes through unexplored mountains; Walks around town and friends to meet. Retirement is not in my plans! There are still thingsContinue reading “DECLARATION OF STRENGTH AND HOPE”

HUCKLEBERRY CAKE WITH CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

Cake 2                    eggs Fresh and delicious; purchased at the farmer’s market.  The man who sold them asked me if I know the difference between brown eggs and white ones.  His point was that there really isn’t.  I told him brown ones are rooster eggs, to which he replied, “If roosters laid eggs, they’d be aroundContinue reading “HUCKLEBERRY CAKE WITH CREAM CHEESE FROSTING”

RESPECTING THE PROCESS

Shades of reality; Moments of truth; Not knowing who I’ll be; Yet I’m still walking through This journey called life With its promise so bright; making discoveries; Gaining more sight. I don’t mind the travel On such a road; There’s more to be revealed; More stories to be told Of joys and sorrow, Of learningContinue reading “RESPECTING THE PROCESS”

LOOK FOR THE UNEXPECTED

There are hidden opportunities To be discovered or created: When things don’t work as planned; When we come to our wit’s end; At times of loss or undoing. Unexpected possibilities Not imagined and unpredicted: Coming out of our pain; When we fail; then try again; At points of learning and knowing. We encounter fresh realitiesContinue reading “LOOK FOR THE UNEXPECTED”