A Gathering of Poetry | July 2023

A Gathering of Poetry | July 2023

One of the things I love best about poetry is how it can take me out of myself... and this week's poem does just that! Recently, Ada Limón shared this on Instagram and I knew nothing about NASA's Europa Clipper but I did know that getting a signed copy of the poem was...

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Poetry On Monday | 11.15.21

Poetry On Monday | 11.15.21

In a week that did not at all turn out as I hoped or even in my wildest dreams imagined this poem from last Friday has been my lifeline. At some point, Elizabeth Bishop renamed the poem... but I found her original name, Early Sorrow, to be so profound for me. But, the...

Unraveled Wednesday | 11.10.21

Unraveled Wednesday | 11.10.21

This week the making is beginning to feel like it needs to be at a "fevered pitch" but its is not. I wanted to have the "calendar"  portion of the Advent Calendar in process... but it is not! I want to thank you all for your tips and encouragement... I am experiencing...

Monday Questions | 11.8.21

Monday Questions | 11.8.21

(a weekend update, and an answer!) Debate over the Vintage Mixer continued on Friday evening and we made a plan for Saturday morning. Our plan... if and when it became too full to move around and still maintain safe distancing that would be our key to leaving. We...

Falling Into Friday | 11.5.21

Falling Into Friday | 11.5.21

In November, the smell of food is different. It is an orange smell. A squash and pumpkin smell. It tastes like cinnamon and can fill up a house in the morning, can pull everyone from bed in a fog. Food is better in November than any other time of the year. — Cynthia...

Unraveled Wednesday | 11.3.21

Unraveled Wednesday | 11.3.21

Greetings Unravelers!! First, I'd like to thank you all for weighing in on cardboard recycling! It is a challenge to be an avid recycler living with a rather lackadaisical recycler... and while I am all for compromise on many things - this is not one of them. Now to...

Monday Questions | 11.1.21

Monday Questions | 11.1.21

“October extinguished itself in a rush of howling winds and driving rain and November arrived, cold as frozen iron, with hard frosts every morning and icy drafts that bit at exposed hands and faces.” ― J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix My October...

 

 

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