Feeling grateful to be feeling
a little out of sorts
Because really all the important things are fine
Probably just the setting in of winter
that gets me a little down
Once a remember how good I have it
I realize I’ll come around
though sleepily and slightly off-center
with an eye on the door
All things must pass
We’ve heard it all before
The cycles circle back and then
I find the beat and it’s up again
Posted in Art?, Photos, Poems, Poetry of sorts, Ruminating, Today
Tagged Photos, Poem, Poems, Poetry, Psychological Ponderings, Ruminations, short poem
Pencil poised for action
My mind’s in overdrive
Extra special traction
Bring me back alive
1. Back to a more disciplined plan
2. of living
3. of finding my focus
5. when I seem to be free-floating
6. one day, one, moment, one change at a time
7. back to a more meticulous effort
8. toward the unknown
Posted in Conglomeration, Eat o Live, Poems, Poetry of sorts, Ruminating
Tagged Aspiring to Art, Photos, Poem, Poems, Poetry, Psychological Ponderings, Random, Ruminations, short poem
A sunny, sleepy day
emerges from the cold
filling this soul
with hope and a
that I will be okay
even when bleakness
insinuates itself into the picture
with no consideration at all
The real, live Christmas trees are starting to look kind of fake to me.
What can that mean?
Posted in Today
I thought I wanted a hamburger on Saturday, but really, how vegan would that have been?
So we headed home. I diced up mushrooms, mostly small with a few larger bits, sautéed in water and seasoned it with salt and pepper, and a bit of onion powder. I sautéed the mushrooms until the water was cooked down.
Meanwhile, we sliced up some purple potatoes; cooked them for two minutes in the microwave, seasoned them with salt and pepper and then spread them on a tray (lightly greased with coconut oil) and baked them for about 15 minutes at 450 degrees (turning once).
I lathered slices of sourdough millet bread with Vegenaise, mustard, ketchup, piled on tomato, lettuce, pickle and onion…..oh and then added the diced mushrooms.
My version of a hamburger and french fries…….without involving hamburger.
So good. Seriously. Simple, too.
So weary of hearing that anything, ANYTHING, I eat is bad for me and going to give me cancer.
“Wheat will destroy you!” they shout…..so we switch to rice. “Rice is full of arsenic and will cause cancer!” is the next dire warning. And carrots have arsenic I just read. I EAT CARROTS EVERYDAY!!
Having read this, that and the other, I’ve gotta believe that meat, dairy, refined sugar and oils are more of a threat to good health than fruits and vegetables and grains are.
And if arsenic in rice is such a cancer-causer, why are cancer rates lower in Japan and China where they eat rice much more than people do in the USA?
I think I need a break from all the advice that is meant to help me. If I believed all of the contradictory and dire warnings, there would be no food or drink that would make the cut. Seriously. Every food I believe to be good for us has been bashed by somebody.
ANY ADVICE YOU HAVE TO OFFER THAT CAN HELP ME KEEP THIS IN PERSPECTIVE WOULD BE MUCH APPRECIATED!
Late bloomers: Carrots from the garden………….perfect addition to a smoothie and crunchy good all by themselves . A lovely antidote to the cold and snow that is on the way tonight!
Posted in Eat o Live, Eat to Live, Eating to Live - Living Healthy, Garden, Garden, Just Good Food, Photos, Vegan, Vegetarian
Tagged Eat to Live, Garden, Photos, vegetarian
I’d like to participate in some of these WordPress things like: NaBloPoMo but I’m never quite sure how to link to stuff even when I read the directions. I am directionally challenged.
And I am falling far behind…..
Mostly in my mind
In real time I am fine
Fit as a fiddle
Right as rain
And many other clichés
that I could name
Tackling imagined problems
-they do not exist-
still there is hardly an eventuality
my mind wants to miss
Analyze and scrutinize,
Stop. Breathe more slowly,
close my eyes
can’t live in tomorrow
though I have tried
It will be what it will be
Let the future come to me