Empyrean

the highest heaven Details seemed to aim to distract, skies overcast, winds that weren’t up to fanning as briskly as believed for, foliage dropping faster than the weightless flutter envisioned, and there I stood, in all the pristine stillness, found, lifted higher still than all that I had hoped or ever could begin to hope.Continue reading “Empyrean”

Medovik – Russian Honey Cake – Sorta

Minus the honey, which I realized I was out of mid-bake. The very brief story of this cake dates back to the 19th century, when a new chef baked a honey cake for Empress Elizabeth Alexeievna, wife of Emperor Alexander I, unaware that she was not very fond of honey; however, as all good storiesContinue reading “Medovik – Russian Honey Cake – Sorta”

Whispering Willow

Your softness cushions my stepsRestfullyYour truthsLight-woven good news This peaceful pause is from last year, at the end of the de-leafing as I like to refer to the not so pretty but also very beautiful part of autumn, under the willow, my favorite of all trees, along with fiery royal poinciana, but those are seenContinue reading “Whispering Willow”

Owl You Need Is

homemade applesauce The recipe is simple, so let’s just sing instead. Love Love Love There’s nothing you can do that can’t be doneNothing you can sing that can’t be sungNothing you can say, but you can learn how to play the gameIt’s easyNothing you can make that can’t be madeNo one you can save thatContinue reading “Owl You Need Is”