The Power of the Blog

Last week I posted that I was out of blueberries from my parents’ yard to put in my oatmeal. This week they are magically replenished.

Cat Named Cat

Cats tend to adopt you when you aren’t paying attention. My mother belongs to this cat. She is called cat because she is just a stray. She lives outdoors, you know. She doesn’t even like to come inside if you try to bring her in when it is below freezing outside. You can see just […]

Yesterday's Fortune

I think that’s called positive visualization, but if it worked a whole lot more people would be winning the lottery.

Here No Elsewhere

The Importance of Elsewhere by Philip Larkin Lonely in Ireland, since it was not home, Strangeness made sense. The salt rebuff of speech, Insisting so on difference, made me welcome: Once that was recognised, we were in touch Their draughty streets, end-on to hills, the faint Archaic smell of dockland, like a stable, The herring-hawker’s […]

Shady Business

I didn’t get very far on photography or work today. I mainly just wandered from one meeting to another while at work. This was my view from the last meeting of the day, though…the book club.

Twitter is a Party Line On Which I Hang Up

~a prose poem for a Black and Gold Super Bowl You don’t always know who’s listening, who can breathe without making a sound while you chatter on about lunch and the way sweet tea tastes in an old metal cup, but you do know, most of the time, who you are talking to, whose laundry […]

Mailbox Art

What can I say? I live in a great neighborhood.

Then and Now

This is in my neighborhood…if I get to call it that considering I live on the working class street next to this one. Someone built a garage to look like an old fashioned barn despite the fact that it’s actually a new and very nice garage. Within cat tossing distance is an old shed, original […]