Saturday, May 30, 2020

The side of our yard: A Tanka

The side of our yard
Is buzzing with springtime life
And I am grateful
For these bees, and for this tree;
For all this wonderful world.

Thursday, May 28, 2020

Jessica's Photo of Haley

Jessica texted this picture to me. I think it's pretty great. 

Monday, May 25, 2020

Vines Gardens Walk

This afternoon Anna and Elyse and I went to Vines Gardens. These are the pictures I texted to Jessica while we were there:

Saturday, May 23, 2020

Jessica's New Painting

Jessica painted this last night and this morning. Isn't it beautiful?

It's adorning our dining room wall now.

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Breaking News

(Elyse made this on her phone this morning.)

Monday, May 18, 2020

Cat nap on the hearth: A Haiku

Cat nap on the hearth
In the post-thunder storm calm--
And so this day ends.

Saturday, May 9, 2020

Squirrel-proof feeder breach: A Tanka

Squirrel-proof feeder breach--
Greedy baby squirrel, stealing
From the chickadees:
Gorge like that today, you'll be
Too big to gorge tomorrow!

Thursday, May 7, 2020

Ginormous roses: A Haiku

Ginormous roses
Outside my office window--
I keep the shades drawn

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Young peach-munching squirrel: A Haiku

Young peach-munching squirrel
Through the living room window--
A sure sign of spring

Saturday, May 2, 2020

Driveway chalk drawing: A Haiku

Driveway chalk drawing
This sunny spring afternoon--
Weekend diversion