Water

Zinnias in vaseof water, so manycolors, reds, purples, yellowsoranges and whiteson a small white tablethis wasyesterday, todayI dug upthe cucumbers, long pole beanssugar snap peas, arugula and lettuceand I plantedlong pole beans, sugar snap peasarugula, mesculin, lettucebroccoli rabe and mustard greensand sparrows came to the birdbathand drank the water

The Hive

A swarm of beesYellow JacketsSurroundMy dog and meThey are building a nestIn an old birdhouseHanging from a pine treeOnly a split secondIt takes for meTo know, understandWe run, Freddy and meAway from the swarmHe running in criclesAnd me rubbing franticallyMy scalp, days laterStill my head hurtsI feel the bumpsI should haveWorn a hat

Shrimp Salad With Horseradish Rémoulade

I made a few changes (noted below) to this recipe from David Tanis which appeared in The New York Times. Ingredients 1 bay leaf 1 thyme sprig Salt and pepper 12 large shrimp, about 1 pound, preferably wild (I used cooked shrimp.) 6 small yellow or red beets (I left these out; I love themContinue reading “Shrimp Salad With Horseradish Rémoulade”

Shrimp Salad With Horseradish Rémoulade

I made a few changes (noted below) to this recipe from David Tanis which appeared in The New York Times. Ingredients 1 bay leaf 1 thyme sprig Salt and pepper 12 large shrimp, about 1 pound, preferably wild (I used cooked shrimp.) 6 small yellow or red beets (I left these out; I love themContinue reading “Shrimp Salad With Horseradish Rémoulade”