|This is what the world looked like at the beginning of creation,|
before it was missing a piece.
Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Friday, March 11, 2016
Beauty in the yard:
|These crocus buds appeared this morning, after a night of rain.|
|Today they were in full bloom.|
Beauty in the kitchen:
These are snacks for our book club. The book we discussed was All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr.
In days of yore, when I went to Paris for business trips, I would get a tiny little jar of that "Bonne Maman" jam with my petit dejeuner. That is the only fond memory I have of those business trips.
|The Megillah (scroll of the book of Esther) is that |
brownish-greenish thing to the left, with grayish pieces of vellum
extending to the right. It has the Hebrew letter
"lamed" underneath it, sort of. (Like that helps you see it.)
|Perfectly formed hamentashen. |
Things of beauty and tastiness!
|Look how these triangular cookies are made out of circles.|
Isn't geometry beautiful?
|Okay, the bananas and the peanut butter don't go in the fridge.|
|These things are beautiful because Fresh Vegetables.|
What's beautiful in your world this week?
(This is only the first portion of the poem, which goes on and on and on. I haven't read the whole poem. I wasn't an English major, but I was fortunate to hang out with English majors. Maybe, with the aid of a strong cup of coffee, the English majors managed to read the whole poem.)