Protect your dreams; Let hope be their food. Keep them from people Who can’t see their good. Hold your dreams close; So that they grow strong. Give them expression, Until they’re your song. Train up your dreams; Make them more clear. Then they’ll become goals; More easy to hear. Walk out your dreamsContinue reading “DREAMS”
For those of us who live in the US, Thanksgiving is at hand. Here is my tribute this year: Thank you for all blessings, Tremendous and small. In good times and seasons; For harvest in Fall. for joy and laughter; Smiles, hugs and tears; For friends and neighbors Growing closer through the years.Continue reading “THANKSGIVING TRIBUTE 2015”
My piano stands as a reminder Of the music in my soul, Waiting to be let out; Passion yet to be expressed; Melodies rich and full. The piano keys are always ready To be played with love and zeal Creating harmonies; With dynamics soft and loud; Describing how I feel. Even when myContinue reading “MY PIANO”
When it gets cold, We need ways to get warm; That make us feel cozy And safe from a storm, With sweaters and blankets, Hot coffee and such; Conversation and stories; A friendly touch. When the wind howls Piling snow into drifts, We’ll seek refuge inside, With mugs that we lift, ButteredContinue reading “HAPPINESS INSIDE”
In mid summer, when the temperature soars, salad is so delicious! But now, the thermometer can’t seem to get above 40F and really seems to like plummeting into the 20’s. Salad? No, thank you: Too chilling. It’s soup season: Hot, warming, comfort food in a bowl. There are so many variations: Made from broth, thickContinue reading “SOUP”
Today was more like winter than mid fall: Cold, windy and wet. I wouldn’t be at all surprised if it freezes tonight…or snows…or both. Thankfully, my “yarden” is all put to bed. The hoses are picked up, drained and hung; more delicate bulbs have been dug and put into a box. Some thingsContinue reading “PUT TO BED”
As promised, here are instructions for roasting pumpkin seeds…or winter squash seeds; the same things apply. I know of three ways to fix these healthy gems: Simply roasted, shell and all: 1. Scoop them out of the pumpkin or squash, pulp and all. 2. Separate the pulp and throw it away. 3. Rinse the seeds;Continue reading “HOW TO ROAST PUMPKIN SEEDS”
Howling wind Pushes against the house, Bangs the shutters Sending chills down our spines. Crackling flames Join in a happy dance As they warm us, Making all feel cozy.