After three years of bringing you a poem every day in April to celebrate National Poetry Month, I’m bowing out of the tradition this year. The blog’s been stagnant lately and I’ve run out of my favorite poems to share.
That doesn’t mean there aren’t more poems I like, but sharing 90 poems is a lot! Thinking about doing it again this year felt like more of a chore than a joy.
So, go back and read the archives or hit up your local library and grab a couple poetry books off the shelf at random. Try an anthology and a collection by an poet you’ve never read.
As for the stagnation, I’m hoping to correct that. Stay tuned for posts about the trip to New Orleans and crock pot chili!
I love to travel. I like flying on planes. I like discovering what toiletries a hotel has. I love seeing new places, revisiting favorite sites, and getting outside my own neighborhood.
The secret inside my travel bug is that I also love planning a trip. Continue reading
Sometimes I feel I have pretty awesome cooking skills. And sometimes … not so much.
For some reason, my copy of The Joy of Cooking has been sitting open on my counter for several weeks to the poultry section. Eventually, the page for chicken cordon bleu caught my eye and I thought, “how hard can this be?” Continue reading
While searching the web for some cool, scary pumpkin carving patterns, I came across this.
You’re not mistaken: that’s Anne Frank. The site also 3 different portraits of Jesus for your Halloween decorating.
A couple days after the official start of fall and I’ve got 2 homemade soups under my belt. It’s a good start to the season.
Taking up too much space in my freezer are corn chowder (a first for me) and a tomato/roasted pepper soup (a repeat that’s still being worked out).