The Waiting Game

It’s cool, but not cold,

It’s light, yet a little dark.

I’m standing waiting.

 

Once again in a game where

There are no solo players.

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My First Orchid

Of all the myriad colours that Crucifix Orchids come in, I’m wrapped that my first orchid to flower is a colour true to my heart.

I don’t remember who gave me this plant, whether it was my friend Denise, or my friend Sue, (deep down inside, I do think it was Sue), but I couldn’t be more delighted with the gorgeous colour it just so happens to be.
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Early Spring

I just love these Fuchsias, they are like little dancing ballerinas.

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When Cake Becomes Bread

Today’s recipe was given to me by a friend almost 30 years ago and over the years it has stood the test of time as a quick and easy recipe for an all time favourite.  Once referred to as ‘cake’, these days it’s most likely referred to as ‘bread’.  Who decided banana cake was bread anyway?  Yes, I know.  One is moist and sweet, the other slightly dry and not so sweet.  But as Juliet argued in William Shakespeare’s play Romeo and Juliet;

What’s in a name? That which we call a rose
By any other word would smell as sweet.’.

So, call it whatever you like.  I love this recipe, it’s versatile enough to be either.  Ice it and call it cake, or leave it naked and call it bread, it doesn’t really matter because it’s yummy either way.

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Moonbeam Reflections

After sneaking out of bed to photograph the partial penumbral eclipse on Tuesday morning, at the opposite end of the day, I stopped by to collect a friend on the way past and headed down to the beach to watch the full Moon rising.

It was a sight to behold as always, but it wasn’t until I got home that I discovered my camera was playing up and I had very few shots worth sharing.  At least the following photo of the Moon light reflecting on the water is.

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