Thursday, March 19, 2015

Spring Haiku

Such delightful things
are uncovered when last Fall's
detritus is cleared.
Photo by: Osquer


Sunday, March 15, 2015


Today we renounced
Winter by cooking burgers
on the charcoal grill.


Saturday, March 14, 2015

Happy PI Day!

Happy PI Day!

Photo and pie by: Osquer


Tuesday, January 27, 2015


Amaryllis stare
wistfully at the Winter.
Do they dream of Spring?
Photo by: Osquer


Thursday, October 30, 2014


Crossing the river
recalls childhood leaf races
at the old footbridge.
Photo by: Osquer (Point Park underpass, Pittsburgh PA)


Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Polar Vortex Haiku

Stuck in traffic on

the West End Bridge, couldn't see

Pittsburgh for the snow!

Photo by: Osquer

Friday, March 14, 2014


Celebrating PI

Day with an asparagus

and bacon quiche. Yum!

photo and quiche by: Osquer

Friday, February 21, 2014


The snow melts outside
while inside butter melts for
Photo by: Osquer
Spanakopita by: Nanny


Thursday, February 13, 2014


Arctic seagulls, now

vacationing in Pittsburgh,

come to the suburbs

where a kind Polish lady

scatters bread to feed the birds.

Photo by: Osquer

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Polar Vortex Haiku

cold enough to make

folding fresh laundry more a

pleasure than a chore

Photo and laundry by: Osquer

Monday, January 27, 2014


I smell the butter.
Biscuits bake while the wind whines
for crumbs at my door.
Photo by: Osquer


Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Polar Vortex Haiku

How cold is it? Cold

enough to freeze your snowglobe!

No, literally!

Photo by: Osquer
(snowglobe frozen in shipping)

Tuesday, January 07, 2014

Polar Vortex haiku

sunk in a warm bath

while simultaneously

having a cold nose

Sunday, January 05, 2014

haiku (for Marley Rain)

Anxious as I am
to see you blossom, the world
is too cold a place.
Photo by: Osquer