It got up to 52 degrees F today. I seriously considered going out to do some yard work. If this were mid October or so and it reached the same mark on the thermometer, I would say it’s too cold to work outside. The difference? Spring fever. True, 52 is warm, compared to say 21. Continue reading “Spring Fever”
Crisp air mixed with sunshine in the morning. The first bird songs of Spring. Crocus in full bloom, surrounded by snow. Beautiful music that stirs your soul. A baby’s exuberant laugh. The sound of a brook or rushing river. A hot meal at the end of a busy day. A tall glass of water. ReallyContinue reading “REFRESHMENT”
I’m a chocolate lover; dark, please. Here is my musing about it: Chocolate Holds me close, Overcoming tensions; Comforting distress; Offering solace Like a blanket that is wrapped Around the shoulders of my soul; Tasty, sweet Elation.
Apricots, pineapple, pectin, sugar… A summer afternoon, not too hot, with a nice breeze; Favorite music or sounds drifting in through open windows; Fourteen little jars full of sunshine now sit on the stove. Soon they will sit on the shelf with others, Made from cherries, raspberries and pure enjoyment, Ready to greet and cheerContinue reading “JAM SESSION”
I stand on the porch while my dog checks out the yard. It’s chilly; there is a bit of rain, more dripping than falling. The smell of wood smoke fills the air; it’s the first since cold weather ended last spring. It smells delicious. The warmth of my home feels especially good when Galahad andContinue reading “A COZY EVENING”
A slice, Then, “Crack” The green shell gives way To juicy, red, sweet goodness. One bite, Then, “Mmmm” Cool melon bursts; Almost liquid sugar fills my mouth. A sigh, Then, “Ah!” Satisfaction Fills me so that I smile.