Originally posted on Traces of the Soul:
This prompt is inspired by Fuyuko Tomita who says, ” Actors we all are” at Carpe Diem Special. Here is her Tanka:
Hito wa mina/onore o utsusu/ kagami nari/mina sariyukuyo to/emishi hito wamo
Actors we all are, she said
mirrors to reflect
We all leave the stage, she said
and left a smile in mine
© Fuyuko Tomita
We do wear masks in life as we perform day after day. It is what adults do, non? When I was grieving my step-father and my children were young, I would mask my sorrow until they went to bed. I would wait to go for a long walk or drive to the cemetery. When I am on the bus or train, I would usually try to refrain from showing emotions.
As I age, I don’t wear my mask as much. I do at work most of the…
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Originally posted on Chitra's Healthy Kitchen:
The Creamy, Comforting and spicy vegan stew. They Made with a simple combination of roasted peanut, tangy tamarind paste and chunky onions. This stew comes together quickly and would be a great weeknight meal.
It doesn’t require much prep and the hot sauce cuts down on the total number of ingredients, so it’s perfect for cold days and lazy weeknights.
Dry-roasted peanuts are good sources of essential nutrients and helps lowering your risk for heart disease. While research is still preliminary and results are conflicting, consuming peanuts may also lower your risk for diabetes, cancer and gallstone disease, according to an article published in the “American Journal of Clinical Nutrition” in March 2009.
Yields: 2-3 servings
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes
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Originally posted on Poet's Corner:
Poetry challenge: Valentines Day poem.
Submitted by Steve
Roses are red, violets are blue
Here’s a short poem I’ve written for you
These words, they are here to bring you a smile
To make you feel special and loved for awhile
I’m sorry I didn’t buy roses today
But money’s a little bit tight as you say
So I chose a more fiscally sound endeavor
Some words on a page that will last you forever
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