Cobwebs in corners; Stalks from last year’s plants; Boxes and Christmas wrap; Ski gear, parkas and snow pants; Where did all this come from? How could this mess be! It wasn’t here yesterday, Was it? Things pile up So insidiously.   Somewhere in corners, Out of conscious sight; Hazy memories linger; Collected through years ofContinue reading “SPRING CLEANING”


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”