A Poem a Day, Thereabouts

The Rhythm of the Morning

Today’s photo is of Dad from 2012, taken during my eldest daughter’s wedding rehearsal dinner.   Before Dad died, my mornings were fairly consistent with writing then walking once breakfast … Continue reading

April 30, 2015 · 4 Comments

The Magical Travelling Coffee Mug

Today’s photo is from earlier this morning, while I was baking cookies at my eldest daughter’s house.   When my eldest child went away to college, she gave me a … Continue reading

April 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Just Broken Bones

Today’s photo is from September 2010 in honor of a young woman who loves the water.   Right after my father died good friends of ours suffered a tragedy; their youngest daughter … Continue reading

April 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

Moving Forward

Today’s photo is from April 2011.  Dad’s in the red and white stripes, Mom’s in the blue blouse, and I’m in the yellow.   Four weeks ago was the last … Continue reading

April 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Relatively Late In the Evening

Today’s photo is from December 2004.   I’ve missed a few days this April, getting used to loss. Unable to concentrate I let days accumulate where no words were written, … Continue reading

April 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Best Way To Start the Day

Today’s photo is of a wall hanging I’ve fashioned over the last couple of days for the nursery at my eldest daughter’s house.   I’ve had breakfast (cream of rice … Continue reading

April 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Gifts From A Child

Today’s photo is of the Lego men given to me by my nephew.   I’ve been struggling with this poem, usually the words fall like, well, not like rain, or … Continue reading

April 23, 2015 · 4 Comments

No Idle Tunes

Today’s photo is from 18 October 2013, taken at my beloved Capitola, where I am hoping to go on Saturday.  Too many days without the beach makes one weak…   … Continue reading

April 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

36 Weeks Along

Today’s photo is of my eldest daughter and her impending offspring.   There are few things in this life better than becoming a grandmother. I don’t feel old, thank you … Continue reading

April 21, 2015 · Leave a comment
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