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Tulips at Pike Place

Imagination Salon: Spring

April’s Imagination Salon was a spontaneous evening of food and friends. My friend E was visiting and late on Sat afternoon my sister and M and E and I decided to create an evening. We started with Lemon Curd filled Cream Puffs as our inspiration, because I am developing the …

First Days of Spring

Spring is coming With little steps: Forty-nine violets in a pot; A patch of sun on a worn bedspread; Green buds, tightly furled. My thoughts are unfurling too: Stretching into the sun; Counting violets; And sorting thought the archive of words For seeds to plant In the rich dark soil …

Violets

I opened the blinds to my balcony just now and started shrieking with joy – alarming S, I might add.  What was I shrieking?  “My violets are blooming, my violets are blooming!”  So much happiness in a pot of flowers.  Last year I had two bloom, but this year I got 48 …