The Color Red

“The Robin is the One That interrupt the Morn With hurried — few — express Reports When March is scarcely on — The Robin is the One That overflow the Noon With her cherubic quantity — An April but begun — The Robin is the One That speechless from her Nest Submit that Home — and Certainty And Sanctity, are best” (Emily Dickinson) Hi…

Irish for a Day

“It was not Death, for I stood up, And all the Dead, lie down — It was not Night, for all the Bells Put out their Tongues, for Noon. It was not Frost, for on my Flesh I felt Siroccos — crawl — ” (Emily Dickinson) Hi Everyone, We are all Irish today, right? Saint Patrick’s Day is a worldwide celebration of Irish culture which also…

Spring Forward

“A Light exists in Spring Not present on the Year At any other period – When March is scarcely here A Color stands abroad On Solitary Fields That Science cannot overtake But Human Nature feels.” (Emily Dickinson) Hello Everyone, Did you remember to set your clocks ahead last night? I am so excited about the extra daylight as I am sure everyone is. It’s…

In Like a Lion

“Dear March – Come in – How glad I am – I hoped for you before – Put down your Hat – You must have walked – How out of Breath you are – Dear March, how are you, and the Rest – Did you leave Nature well – Oh March, Come right upstairs with me – I have so much to tell -”…

Fashion for a Full Moon

Hi Everyone, today’s post has to do with the supermoon that occurred on February 19, 2019. According to http://www.space.com, a supermoon occurs when a “full moon coincides with the moon’s perigee, or the point in its elliptical orbit at which it is closest to Earth. This makes the moon appear up to 14 percent larger and 30 percent brighter than usual.” It was reported to…

Longing For Spring

“Longing is like the Seed That wrestles in the Ground, Believing if it intercede It shall at length be found. The Hour, and the Clime –  Each Circumstance unknown, What Constancy must be achieved Before it see the Sun!”  (Emily Dickinson) Hi Everyone, Emily Dickinson’s poem, Longing is like the Seed, has a twofold meaning for me. Yes, I am longing for spring as many…

Farewell Faithful Friend

“I measure every Grief I meet With narrow, probing, eyes — I wonder if It weighs like Mine — Or has an Easier size.”  (Emily Dickinson) We lost our best friend over the weekend and life will not be the same without her.  She was 11 years old.  Her name was Bailey although her birth certificate said “Baby Cakes.” She was an amazing dog…

Aubrey

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Meet Aubrey. Yes, she’s cute. And her fur on my clothes is extra cute but I don’t care. I have four pets in my household which consists of three cats and one yellow lab. I am one cat over my “limit” which is the kitty you see here. But who could resist a face like hers, not to mention…

Beating the Dead of Winter

“We turn not older with years, but newer every day.” –Emily Dickinson Hello Everyone, it’s been very cold this past week here in New England and when it’s winter, it seems like it’s always winter.  The cowl neck sweater above is so soft and cozy (97% polyester and 3% spandex). The jeans are straight legged and extremely comfortable. I was reading some tips on…