The Lighter Side of JzB

Here you will find photos, poetry, and possibly some light-hearted foolishness. For the Heavier Side
of JzB
see my other blog,
Retirement Blues. (There be dragons!)

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Every day visits*
From Moose, Goose, and Orb Weaver
All seized by Haiku

"Why moose and goose?" you may ask. Back on 2/04/13 Pirate wrote a haiku with an elk in it, and I responded with
one with a moose and then included him every day. A few days later in comments Mystic asked "Where's the goose?"
So I started including her with this post on 2/07. A week later on the 14th, Mark Readfern
asked for and received a spider. The rest is history.

*Well, most days, anyway. Grant me a bit of poetic license.

Saturday, May 11, 2013

Carpe Diem #193, Mother's Day

Is my Mom beautiful, or what?

~ 1 ~

poor anna jarvis
mother's day got commercial
who would ever guess

~ 2 ~

today is a day
to think of your mom with love
just like every day

~ 3 ~

counting his blessings
old man gets another chance
to take mom to lunch

~ 4 ~

every one of us
has a mother to cherish
even moose and goose

~ 5 ~

spider remembers
when she saw her mother first
and how she escaped

~~ : ~~ : ~~

Carpe Diem #193


  1. I don't have fond memories but love when others do. Yes, your mom is beautiful and she is beaming :))

  2. that old man has much to be thankful for methinks :)

    Mother's Day

  3. To think with love just like every true, JzB! we don't need one special day in a year to feel...special because the bond with mother...just is.

  4. Your Mom is beautiful! Happy Mother's Day to her and blessed with a great son ~ lovely haiku as always ~ love Moose and Goose ~ Happy Day ^_^

  5. Oh, if only mom was here to take out....I miss her every day....

  6. What a wonderful tribute to your mother! I especially love that you appreciate that you can still take her to lunch!! Bravo!Humming

  7. Lovely, and yes your mom is beautiful.

  8. Whenever I rail against the horrors of the internet and too much information, I am directed to a place like this that exudes the simple meaning of life, love. Thank you for sharing, and I confess envy at still having a mom to visit. Happy birthday to her and mnay more.

  9. Of course she's beautiful. She has a beautiful smile and a great family. Happy Mother's day!

  10. Of course she's beautiful. She has a beautiful smile and a great family. Happy Mother's day!

  11. She's really 92? Amazing! (Yes, go visit those white cranes with her.)


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