Schlimazel + other poems

Schlimazel Should have read the contract, But now is little late. Signed on the dotted line, Assuming luck not innate. Were not for bad luck Have no luck at all! Went to take aspirin; But got rohypnol. Schlemiel, Schlimazel… Laverne and Shirley said. A phrase so common known, Now with this poem dread. Name the … Continue reading Schlimazel + other poems

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Lucky Shamrock Wreath + more Inspiration

"...you've gotta ask yourself one question: 'Do I feel lucky?' Well, do ya..?"  - Harry Callahan, Dirty Harry (1971)   So what is "luck" anyway?  Karma, kismet, serendipity - these are just a few positive words describing luck.  And there are more than a few symbols to aid in superstition: numbers, animals, and even objects … Continue reading Lucky Shamrock Wreath + more Inspiration

Shrimp Thermidor {recipe} + Creating Traditions

tra·di·tion trəˈdiSH(ə)n/ noun 1. the transmission of customs or beliefs from generation to generation, or the fact of being passed on in this way I was thinking back to when I was younger and my own family's Thanksgiving traditions.  It was not uncommon for us to host a multitude of people, both family and friends … Continue reading Shrimp Thermidor {recipe} + Creating Traditions

Ode to Turkey Day: A Haiku

  Ode to Turkey Day Turkey meat for days Family dinner together Over-eating, full Wearing drawstring pants Embracing tryptophan fate Gaseous and napping Cowboys or Lions The Packers and Bears, oh my Afternoon football Christmas season near First decorations are up Only four weeks left Get ready for the slam! #ThankfulPoetry by Jules at Bergham Chronicles … Continue reading Ode to Turkey Day: A Haiku