A Little Meme

I saw this tonight on a friends blog and decided I would try it. I do try to avoid these but this one was kind of unique. Instructions: Answer the questions below, do a Google Image search with your answer, take a picture from the first page of results, and do it with minimal words […]

The Faerie Queen

There, in a gloomy hollow glen, she found A little cottage built of sticks and weeds, In homely wise, and walled with sods around, In which a witch did dwell in loathly weeds And willfull want, all careless of her needs; So choosing solitary to abide, Far from all neighbors, that her devilish deeds And […]

A World Message

I do not normally blog about politics. I find the topic wearing and it brings out the worst in people. This has, however, been one of the ugliest campaigns I can remember, and I think it is important to urge everyone to get out there and vote. Do not say “my vote will not matter” […]

A Dream of the Unknown I dreamed that as I wandered by the way, Bare Winter suddenly was changed to Spring, And gentle odours led my steps astray, Mixed with a sound of waters murmuring Along a shelving bank of turf, which lay Under a copse, and hardly dared to fling Its green arms round […]


How silently they tumble down And come to rest upon the ground To lay a carpet, rich and rare, Beneath the trees without a care, Content to sleep, their work well done, Colors gleaming in the sun. At other times, they wildly fly Until they nearly reach the sky. Twisting, turning through the air Till […]

Making Home

The morning is chilly,  the last days of October drifting away with the brightly colored leaves. The geese are noisy this morning, still here and perhaps bracing themselves for a shock of cold weather tonight. Winter storms are predicted for places far north of us but reminds us of what is to come. The sun […]