Opals, Emeralds & Uncut Diamonds, Oh My! Daily Poetic Verse for The River by JulesPaige

2014 Joy 29

2014 Joy 29

our first, another birthday – he has had some rough waters; lucky man
to have a wonderful partner and two beauties of his own…

pi ku

calendar
rolls
around again

©JP/davh

we too are lucky that he has great in-laws and is still close enough that we
can laugh about the past, enjoy the present and be there for each other.
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Joy 28

Joy 28

mountain climber, fearless – perhaps that is the way it seemed as our Little
Miss ascended the full flight of stairs at home without a second thought…

pi ku

now mobile
on
more than just knees

©JP/davh

Note: It didn’t take long from those first tentative four steps, then ten, then
to across the room to up the stairs! After she turned one, she’s flying!
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2014 Joy 27

2014 Joy 27

simple grain, wheat – so many ways to use it. cooked in water in just minutes;
farina with some maple syrup to give one energy on a cool summer morning.

pi ku

breaking fast
wheat;
hot farina

©JP/davh

http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/farina?s=t

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Joy 26

all the perches filled; the wrens jockey for black oil sunflower seeds -
pay little attention to me while I hang my clothes on the line.

pi ku

riding air;
birds
breakfast on seeds

©JP/davh
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2014 Joy 25

2014 Joy 25

strange but fun to be reading from an electronic book – on loan to read the next
adventures of a favorite character until the clock strikes twelve – pumpkin time.

pi ku

Stephanie
Plum -
entertainment

©JP/davh

Note: I will always love bound paper books. But I am beginning concede that
there might be some advantages to an electronic reader…
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Joy 24

Joy 24

That homemade bridge that was made to help clean out the debris
collected in the crook of the fallen branch, finally got dismantled –

pi ku

recycle
and
reusing parts

©JP/davh

Note: The top ‘panels’ are being set down to hold stacked wood and
the beams and bolts will go to making a shed extension for our eldest..
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2014 Joy 23

2014 Joy 23

looking through three yards distant to the bend of the creek – a surprise; the
heron I had not seen since spring, even three hundred feet away – still majestic

pi ku

bag flapping?
no -
resting heron

©JP/davh

Note: the heron must have been a tad curious too, because later in the day
he came into my yard (I saw through my window) – maybe looking for me?
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