Poet Tree

I wrote this short story in rhyming poetry form several years ago. It isn't in any traditional poetry form, and it's based on the picture. Poet Tree In a field of Forget-Me-Nots, planted by hands from a woman of Scots. Delicate and nurturing—a gentle soul, whose only fault was marrying an old troll. For when [...]

Simple Observations

In this post, you’ll find a book phrase, a lyric, a picture, and my own thoughts and interpretations of them and life. Followed by a joke, which I hope makes you laugh or at least puts a smile on your face. A Book – Darkness “The day was gray, the color of Europe.” —The Book [...]

Knock Knock

Is anyone home? I AM NOW!!!! *wipes sweat from forehead, takes a gulp of water, and continues typing* "Home is where your story begins" For the past 2 months, my husband and I have been prepping to move, moved, getting our new home ready, and cleaning up the old flat. It's been non-stop. Last summer, [...]

A Lonely Bud

I wrote this short story several years back. It is based on the below picture. A heavy spring of thunderclaps and downpour filled and stirred the white foam until it spit out onto the earth. The hungry water summoned me to keep it company. Battered ‘Do not enter’ signs dangled from rusted chains. I climbed [...]

We’re Famous!

Last October, my husband, Martin, our dog, Shakespeare, and I spent the fall vacations in Tuscany. It was our second time there. We just love the atmosphere and all the things you can do with a dog. Italians love dogs. They’ve allowed Shakespeare in some museums, restaurants, and even some stores. What’s great about going [...]