(South 4th Street Mega Grande Laundromat, DeKalb, Illinois) Cousin visiting me from Ireland accompanied me to the laundromat this morning. He spent a bit of time standing by the door, looking back & forth between the Firearms Friendly sign & the Load/Unload sign, trying to figure if the Load/Unload sign referred to guns, laundry, or … Continue reading Sign Doing Double Duty?
The succulents & cacti with hopeful thoughts towards summer. Then there’s Santa up there in the attic window wondering where the devil all the snow went this winter…….. Continue reading Winter Buddies in a Southern Window
We started out on a cross-country ski trail. -8F (-22C). Beautiful sunshine but couldn’t feel it. We decided it might be much cozier to stay indoors where the hot chocolate could stay hot & the marshmallows would have a chance to melt before they froze. Turned out to be a very nice idea. Continue reading Baby, It’s C-c-c-c-old Outside!
As they sow……….. So shall they reap………….. Dang squirrels! They sowed, yesterday they reaped, now the pretty little sunflower outside my kitchen window is gone & now what I get to look at again is my neighbor’s ugly air conditioning unit. Or maybe it was the chipmunks who did it. I guess I shouldn’t cast … Continue reading As They Sow…..
Down South Sun drips away like butter butterfly shadows melt across a rocking chair porch frosted lime, and smooth, summer shade bleed through, permeate, settle in every weary bone Jasmine and hibiscus embrace homesick nostrils deeply and scratchy blues records call out it’s all in the game, child come on home ~~ Meggan Rogalski … Continue reading Home?
I love the dark hours of my being. My mind deepens into them. There I can find, as in old letters, the days of my life, already lived, and held like a legend, and understood. ~~ Rainer Maria Rilke, Rilke’s Book of Hours: Love Poems to God Continue reading Summer Reflection
“It is proven that the glass in your environment may be able to affect your health.” ~~ Steven Magee, ‘Light Forensics’ Continue reading Windows