Category Archives: poetry

A Contemplative Life – Just as it is = Peonies at Lake Harriet Rose Gardens

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Shetland Sheepdog Portrait = Piper’s Portrait in Pastel

This piece of artwork of Piper, a Shetland Sheepdog was a commemorative portrait. The photo I had to work from was very distorted with pixelated smears. It took much longer than expected to intuit the missing details. I looked at … Continue reading

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Temperature Below Zero = Chili Dinner Saturday – Plus a Blast from the past Poem

Years ago, while pursuing a higher education, classes in poetry with women poets inspired me. At that time my interest in post modernism caused me to write the poem above. The picture is from an add for the film “The … Continue reading

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A Contemplative Life = Sunset Snow Scene – January Notes

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From Rommegrott, Lutefisk, Lefse Recipes to Ryōkan the Hermit = Mind Traveling

I found this recipe in one of the church cookbooks that I collected long ago and far away. As a laugh, I sent this to my friend Alan, who has some Norwegian ancestry and called me to rave about how his mother made Rommergrott and how they loved it.
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