Yesterday when I walked in the park, it felt like a true autumn day. It was chilly but the sun was warm and the colors of the leaves were still golden bright against a clear blue sky. This morning’s walk looked and felt different. After an evening frost, the colors were muted, the trees have lost many leaves. The… Continue reading November Night discovering Cinquain
Many of us grew up with the familiar fairy tale of Little Red Riding Hood and the cast of characters: Grandma, The Woodsman and the Big Bad Wolf. This story has been told and retold in many differing versions since before the 17th century. But what if Red Riding Hood was a pencil named Little… Continue reading Little Red Writing
With snow on the ground reminders of last summer’s garden.
The February sunshine steeps your boughs And tints the buds and swells the leaves within.William Cullen Bryant I turn my calendar from January’s snowmen to February flowers. February is Groundhog Day, Abraham Lincoln’s Birthday, Valentine’s Day, Presidents Day, George Washington’s Birthday, Mardi Gras and Ash Wednesday. It’s also when my seed catalogs start piling up.They… Continue reading February Sunshine
Roasted Red Pepper & Cauliflower Soup with Goat Cheese – They Draw & Cook
Eating Poetry by Mark Strand : The Poetry Foundation