Clearing 

A ritual that occurs at some point in most of our lives is clearing the home after the death of a parent.  I am helping my mom this weekend clear closets and drawers to help get ready to put her house on the market.  We move slowly.  We stop and read letters, look at diplomas…

Snow, Snowflake, Snow

Of course it came, in thick wet flakes, this ballet, this March. Indira Ganesan, Dreams of Tibet, 2016 Indira Ganesan,Tulips in snow, 2016  Indira Ganesan, More Tulips in Snow, 2016 Indira Ganesan, Under the Arch, 2016 Indira Ganesan, Snow Bell on Left, 2016

Roots, Shoots, and Leaves

Of course, spring is what’s  slowly rising in the garden, while  snow hazards tomorrow.            

Roaring ocean

http://7-themes.com/6959793-ocean-waves-at-night.html The roar was so loud I heard in the parking lot last night, when I got home from somewhere.  What laugh was this in the sky?  It was the ocean, whose wild crashing waves called fiercely.  Write poems, breathe, run with your brand new sneakers.  I heard the coyotes circle and bark other days–…

Three Whistle Potatoes

Image:www.7spice.net For a few weeks now, I’ve harbored a craving for alu mutter, that glorious Punjabi dish of potato and peas soaked in a tomato based sauce tinged with cumin, coriander, mustard, asafeodita, red pepper, garlic, ginger, and onion.  There you have it, the ingredients for a dish to be sopped by handfuls of poori,…