Month: May 2021

Sesame-Soy Shrimp, Ramen, and Bok Choy

Susan showed me the recipe in the morning. I went grocery shopping. I made this for dinner same day. YUM! Ingredients 3 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce 3 tablespoons oyster sauce 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 12 ounces fresh or frozen (thawed) medium shrimp, peeled and deveined (I used cocktail shrimp which I added during last few…

OH RHUBARB!

I said to Santa Claus (That’s what we call our elderly neighbor who has a long white beard and is a avid gardener.) “I would love to have a few stalks of your rhubarb.” He got up from his chair. He walked toward me. His hands in his overall pockets. “I make rhubarb jam. “The old-fashioned way. “The way my…

Spirit Life

“A beautiful bouquet, Bruce,” Susan said. “Some of the flowers are dying. “I’m going to pick them off. “And you can photograph them.” And I did And we dumped them in the compost pile. Beautiful there, too. Other flowers and coffee filters (I hope the filters are recyclable!). Later in the morning I tied up the clematis plants And filled…

Holy Mystery

I stood at the kitchen window. I watched the sparrow. The sparrow gathered our dog’s fur. Freddy’s fur. I wondered if the sparrow could fly With the weight of the fur in its beak. I watched the sparrow Fly with the fur. I watched the sparrow fly over the fence. I lost sight of the sparrow. In Sunday School we…