There’s no sun up in the sky

We spent the weekend doing the "battening" thing. We have no hatches, per se, but we have the usual yard stuff that needed to be secured, including the little trailer we bought this summer for the goats. The jack o' lanterns faced to the south, with grim determination. But I couldn't let them make that… Continue reading There’s no sun up in the sky

Polyphemus’ Ambrosial Roasted Tomato Soup

Scary. I loved this month's Let's Lunch theme the instant I read it. I just knew there would be a zillion fun possibilities. Muaaah ha ha!!! Cue creepy music. This was going to be such fun! Problem was, I couldn't think of anything scary that I actually wanted to eat. Ghosts made from homemade marshmallows?… Continue reading Polyphemus’ Ambrosial Roasted Tomato Soup

Sestina, for yesterday, for M

It rained all day yesterday, and the day before, and the day before. It came down cold, and thick. It was nearly snow, but not quite. If you'd wanted an excuse to curl up under the covers and feel pitiful, that would have been enough. But instead, there was a birthday to celebrate. Another year… Continue reading Sestina, for yesterday, for M