Braised Cabbage and Mushroom Piroshki

Good morning! For today’s Tasty Tuesday, we will explore a piece of Tatyana’s cookbook, Beyond Borscht! My boyfriend has an endless fascination with Russia and Ukraine and bought this book with a gift card he received for Christmas. I must have learned much about Poland from him. And… I LOVE to cook! He picked two…

Journey of Moxie

“The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.” ― Blaise Pascal Traversing in the fading light of the tunnelCourageous heart leads down an alluring pathUnaware what lies on the other sideSprawling trees anchored in placeWithin its soaring, mighty arches Gateway initiates life’s new phasesA dance of duality, perspectives a flutterFlickering shadows accompany glowing sunbeamsReasons…

National Coffee Day – #mugshot

One more post before I go hit the books again! I found out that today is National Coffee Day from Tony Burgess. I’ve never been much of a coffee drinker, but I love the atmosphere of coffee shops for studying and meeting up with a friend. Today, I’m welcoming the new fall season with a…

#Paint-Chip Poem: Think of Me Fondly

Far from the rolling hills of Denmark,lies Aalborg’s famous House of Music.Beyond the brushed aluminum exterior,audience members gaze upon the stage Opera enthusiasts wait for the singerWith shut eyes, she whispers “open sesame” as the invisible curtains part ways in her mindStarry backdrop of lapis lazuli skies gives way to her glowing presence A brilliant…

Stepping Outside My Comfort Bubble

Good afternoon everyone, I hope you’ve been well! I delayed this post for a while, but now, I figure it might be a cathartic experience to share a few my feelings behind the scenes. Sometimes, I hold things privately inside too long with nowhere to turn. Even my own family doesn’t want to chat about…

2.16.20- Flower of the Day

Gracing the entranceBright, Elysian sidewalksSerendipity “May flowers always line your path and sunshine light your day.May song birds serenade you every step along of the way.May a rainbow run beside you in a sky that’s always blue.And may happiness fill your heart each day your whole life through.” Irish Blessing

#OctPoWriMo11- Walk in Silence

“Take a quiet walk with Mother Nature. It will nurture your mind, body, and soul.” Anthony Douglas Williams, “Inside the Divine Pattern” Walking along a dark countryside pathPath is dimly lit by the fireflies fluttering in the fieldsFields of moon flowers unfurling under the full moonMoon casts a glowing light to lead the way Shadows…

#FOTD- Flowers for Miss Helene

Death, A Sacred Mystery… Good evening everyone, I feel a sense of loss as I learned from bloggers, Fandango, WillowDot21, Idorun, Jordy, that Helene has passed away. She was such a beautiful spirit and author of What Do You See Weekly Challenge. I feel sad that I cannot even re-read all of her beautiful poems…

30-Day Song Challenge: Day 26

There are many songs that make me want to fall in love. A lot of country songs have beautiful love lyrics. Living in the lone star state all my life, I’ve had my fair share of western dances to country songs. Before I sound too sappy and cheesy, I’ll just share four country songs and…