Tag Archives: Summer

My Love of Summer

How does summer fly? Warmth of days gone by Outdoors Barbeques imply Tasty chicken thigh No chores Scents waft to the sky Past a loud magpie Autumn I’ll defy Sunset we decry Hawk soars Weather is bone dry Cherish mid-July … Continue reading

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The ABCs of Flowers

All through spring and summer flowers Bloom bright and fair Crocus are the first to pop Dauntless even in snow Each daffodil and tulip will Fetch a joyful smile Grape hyacinth are faithful and Heliotrope waft a captivating scent Iris … Continue reading

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Spring

Spring has sprung A song is sung By every sparrow and hummingbird Rain comes down With a pounding sound On all the azaleas and daffodils Blooms are bursting For bees who are buzzing Pollinating flowers and trees Next will be … Continue reading

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Hope Springs

Purple crocus peeking up Yellow daffodil buttercup Hope springs Tiny buds on lilac trees Ladybugs and buzzing bees Hope springs Iris shoots barely sprouted Pruned roses never doubted Hope springs Summer days not far behind Season promises warm sunshine Hope … Continue reading

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My Award-Winning Vacation

Some might call it work, but I used five of my vacation days to prepare for and attend this conference. It didn’t feel like work at all, even though I spent most of it inside on my favorite type of … Continue reading

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Traeger Season

Traeger season. My favorite time of year. An entire meal cooked out on the deck either directly on the grill or in aluminum packets makes for quick easy clean-up. The scent of mesquite pellets wafts about the deck. I peel russet … Continue reading

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For the Love of Summer

Love keeps no record of wrongs To me summer means love with its hot sunny days and plants blooming everywhere Do you suppose summer keeps a record of winter’s wrongs its harsh cold blizzard blasts freezing rains and icy winds … Continue reading

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