In Olde Days

“In olde days of the King Artour, Of which the Bretons speken gret honour, All was this lond fulfilled of faerie; The elf-quene, with hire joly compagnie, Danced ful oft in many a grene mede. This was the old opinion as I rede; I speke of many hundred yeres ago; But now can no man […]

Summer Rain

“A break in the heat away from the front no thunder, no lightning, just rain, warm rain falling near dusk falling on eager ground steaming blacktop hungry plants thirsty turning toward the clouds cooling, soothing rain splashing in sudden puddles catching in open screens that certain smell of summer rain.” – Raymond A. Foss, Summer […]

“The serene philosophy of the pink rose is steadying.  Its fragrant, delicate petals open fully and are ready to fall, without regret or disillusion, after only a day in the sun.  It is so every summer.  One can almost hear their pink, fragrant murmur as they settle down upon the grass: ‘Summer, summer, it will […]

My 4th

The holiday weekend has come and gone and while I worked my way through it, it was enjoyable just the same. For the first time we had a community festival four blocks from home complete with the lovely park and lake, always there,  food, music and of course, fireworks. My brother joined my son and […]