Category Archives: 30 Days of Thankfulness

us November 30

Departure – Haibun Monday

It was three months after I started the lab training. Those months were wonderful, learned new skills in the lab, met a lot of other students from different countries and had lots of parties, cycling trips, field trips and others. Also, met the love of my life. He had been here for a year and […]

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Thomas and Jessica’s Carousel

Sara Shakeel It Started In School Thomas was so unlike Jessica in all aspects – his eyes narrowed to crinkled slits to her big brown eyes; his bushy eyebrows merging into one and sometimes his eyes crossed in exasperation because of his long eye lashes to her “pretty as a picture” face; his being so […]

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Winter ~ Pic and a Word Challenge #65

We never really have winter in the Philippines I was 23 when I first saw snow in Switzerland I was ecstatic and took a photo of myself I couldn’t believe my eyes and I tried to taste it Now, living in Bavaria, we have nice winter I love winter, with its candy floss snow! For: […]

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Trees in Stowe

Picture-perfect views, winding paths, lakeside walks and temples create a timeless landscape, reflecting the changing seasons. Full of hidden meaning, the gardens were created as an earthly paradise, and still cast their spell today. For: Sunday Trees – 263 by Becca, 30 Days of Thankfulness: Day 27 by Suzanne The Sound of the Trees by […]

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A Photo A Week: Thankfulness

Aurora, with a chime we honour thee Puts everything in place as we speak You’re as sharp as your glamour and mystique Gentle but firm, in your own pace with glee We’re grateful to have you as our mommy As we climb mountains and swim in a creek Aurora, with a chime we honour thee […]

Recipe in a Bottle

Connecting to Friends, Old and New, Through Recipes, Gardens, and Dinner Parties


Musicians, Composer, Writer, and Artist.

There Are More Poets than Stars in the Firmament

would I know the truth of life if not for poetry

lillian the home poet

rejuvenatement - not retirement

Mick E Talbot Poems

haiku tanka senryu hiabun poetry

My Struggling Heart



suspenseful with a pencil

Poets for Peace

Where we use words for Peace.