There’s nothing like the sun and warmth of spring and summer after a typical gray and wet winter. And with the warmer weather, come lots of neighborhood walkers, making it a good time for you to make your front porch more attractive and welcoming. The front porch is a great place for a small […]
The flowers took freedom in the humid warmth stretching over flagstone paths breaching wooden beds as a heavy silence hung in the air broken only by the call of birds and rhythmic buzz of insects while a square of tranquil beauty shared a resting place in a far off corner of my overgrown garden
TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS Their lists are made Prayers all said. Toys and candy decorations Now dance in their heads..
Faint and sweet they count the days but in their little minds Santa’s so far, far away
GROW YOUR OWN CHOCOLATE TREE INDOORS (EVEN IN COLD CLIMATES) The first step in growing chocolate from seed is to crack open the seed pod, which is roughly 1 centimeter thick. It takes a knife and quite a bit of elbow grease, so be careful with your fingers. Avoid cutting into the seeds, because they’re […]
December My White December There’s no perfect harmony to the underside of a white Canopy The brilliance of summer’s light That made all the things possible Has turned the cold stars.. Colder This poem becomes my defense Against my white December Until I walk awhile Tasting the cold crisp air Passing a window with […]
Creativity and functionality is the name of the game for any home purchase. Whenever we purchase personal items, we often justify the expense, especially in this economy. How useful is this item? How long will it last? Is the price equal to the product value? In other words, we need to ensure this purchase […]