Monthly Archives: April 2016

A Tiger.

Day 6 of NPM Scavenger hunt. My father was an avid hunter. He roamed the jungles of Mysore in South India with his uncles and cousins, in search of tigers and cheetahs. Preparations would be carried on for weeks before … Continue reading

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HOW TO—

I have been tired of the winter months for almost fifty years. I cringe at the thought of wearing heavy coats and thermal underclothes. When I first came to this part of the world, I was ecstatic that I would … Continue reading

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zuihitsu

My grandson Davis is excellent in Math. He is not satisfied by being in the Talented and Gifted program where everything is so much more advanced than the regular classes. He wants more. I picked him up from school this … Continue reading

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A Poem Gleaning Facts from Farmer’s Almanac

Unsettled weather, versus unstable weather is there a difference? All I wanted from that revered book was sunshine to plant the Cannas and get the bulbs in, so the Gladiolus would bloom by July. Last autumn the book warned about … Continue reading

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Ablutions

When a Muslim cleanses his body before the obligatory prayers five times a day, he prays as he washes his face, and rinses his mouth and cleans his nose asking that he be cleansed, so he can smell the scent … Continue reading

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Little hands and Giant heart!

He looked like a giant big, and strong, and he took large steps just like the giant in ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’. I stood gaping at him, my eyes wide I was scared, but I held my hand up he … Continue reading

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