Starbursts

Starbursts

A star-studded countertop. Bright and cheery clutched in the grip of the deft fingers of my neighbor, a party of daffodils entered our nest and roused one of us, the tiniest one, to burst outdoors to collect a few more … Continue reading

Between the Bricks

Between the Bricks

…a more beautiful world. Flowers, yes always a good idea. These letters meant to read vertically make great use of space, it’s simple and effective and who isn’t delighted with a whiff of a floreated centerpiece to behold. I’m intrigued … Continue reading

A Cheery Bunch

A Cheery Bunch

I ran into a cheery bunch…I don’t always have it in me to be chirpy, though it’s out of character for me to dig too deep for it, some days it’s neat to greet a cheering squad. These bright and … Continue reading

It’s a Momentum Thing

It’s a Momentum Thing

What’s an esplanade without an impermeable canopy of densely verdant heart-shaped leaves intermixed with cupped-shaped flowers? Now if you’re checked out and on autopilot you may miss what’s in plain sight above your brow. But if fully awake, present and driving … Continue reading

Leader of the Pack

Leader of the Pack

Remember these little fellows? Back it up twenty-seven squares ago when they were all white tops except for one. As I stated in that square, it only takes one and the rest followed in a few days. I’m a proud … Continue reading

We Were Born To Stand Out,

We Were Born To Stand Out,

and not fit in. A little special someone has been insisting on sowing a few seeds, after witnessing crocuses and tulips erupting from our grounds. I surrendered to her will the other day, pourquoi non? We have been off in … Continue reading

Keep Calm and Wear an Endearing Smile

A smile goes a long way, a very long way. Lately we have endured some inconveniences but fortunately the mistakes of others are accompanied by empathy, apologies and we-will-make-it-better attitude. You can’t feel perturbed by one’s considerable efforts to turn … Continue reading

With a cluck cluck here,

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and cluck cluck there, here a cluck, there a cluck, everywhere a cluck cluck. I visited a home recently of a proud chicken owner.  Okay, so she had a few chickens under her care the past twenty years. Let me … Continue reading

Foraging for Your Nest–

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   “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year“. I could not relate to the lyrics of Edward Pola and George Wyle when I was living in the part of the country where extreme weather conditions ambushed us whenever and for … Continue reading