Author Archives: magn8717

Thanksgiving Excitement!!!

It’s early Monday morning and I’m sipping coffee and looking out the window at the November scene outside.  The trees are mostly bare and the leaves are down. Earlier, I went out in my bathrobe to feed the birds and … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

October Nights

October nights when the wind is high and clouds scud by the moon Quiet Rustle and I think twice before peeking through the blinds to find out who scratches at our window while the wind is high and the clouds … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on October Nights

September Tomato Report

It was not a good summer for tomatoes. The verdant promise of May and June wilted during the drought of July and August. And while I watered faithfully, output plummeted during the dry spell. Now that we’ve enjoyed normal September … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Hot August Tomato Report

The first few weeks of August are usually rainy.  I can attest to this because every summer since childhood, I go out late on August evenings to witness the Perseid meteor shower.  It is best to go out after midnight … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Hot August Tomato Report

July Tomato Report Part 2

There’s a lot of terrible stuff going on in the world these days: the war in the Ukraine, social injustice, and problems with the environment.  But,  in this little patch of the world we call home I can find a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on July Tomato Report Part 2

July Tomato Report

It is approximately mid-July and I am happy to report that my tomatoes are doing really well. We are having a moderate drought here but can easily make up with the garden hose anything we might be lacking in precipitation.  … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on July Tomato Report

A New Tomato Season

Once again, the tomatoes are in! Each year, I plant my tomatoes at the end of May. This year, things were postponed a bit because I came down with a mild case of Covid-19.  In any event,  I have finally … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on A New Tomato Season

A Quick One for Early May

    cold days and starry nights morning grass and driveways soaked by a random shower passing in the night like worry through a happy dream copyright Christopher Donahue 2022

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on A Quick One for Early May

April Coffee

Another little poem for National Poetry Month: April Coffee April coffee tastes better in the morning sitting on my couch than it does from my travel mug in my car in honking-start-stop traffic  and April coffee certainly tastes better each … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on April Coffee

A Morning in the Spring

A little poem for National Poetry month!!!   A Morning in the Spring the cool breeze flows over my bathrobe covered shoulders as I hunch down in the love seat with my coffee in one hand cat treats in the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on A Morning in the Spring