Inspired by Stanley Kunitz


  Every spring I try to plant a beautiful garden like the ones I have seen in magazines. No sooner I plant Begonias, Calandula, Petunias and Pansies, our resident cottontail rabbit and  occasional visiting deer snap up the fresh or new blooms. The rabbit loves the clover that grows wild and free in our backyard. Clover is a weed but I cannot bring myself to … Continue reading Inspired by Stanley Kunitz

“Let’s Do It”


  Reinventing yourself? Are you the curious observer? Are you the deep thinker? Release those thoughts! Instead be still and take in the view Breathe deeply Cultivate Calm transcend the ordinary Love self. Love others selflessly Love, Love, Love all of nature knows the rules all of nature knows how to do it “let’s do it” Let’s love each other Like Cole Porter wrote, “Even … Continue reading “Let’s Do It”

One Thought


One thought dripped down reluctantly, into the vast and lonely sea of forgotten thoughts. As it sank into oblivion and fused with notions unconfined, it believed it would be accepted at last, but it was not. It succumbed along with deep thinking, proposed in silence, stillness and solidarity. Philosophies never noted nor known by great thinkers. One thought that could have been a contender, comprehended … Continue reading One Thought

Great Essentials of Life


I now have lived long enough to know the real essentials in life. The reminders flow into my life constantly. All I need to do is look at a photograph of my grandsons or look deeply into the eyes of my husband or children and everything is put into perspective. I find myself researching my roots and trying to remember memorable events about my childhood. … Continue reading Great Essentials of Life