Happy Holidays!

A little poem inspired by a tradition in our family. Peace!


Welcome to the danger round,  
where everyone's a winner.

The key is clearing the prize table,
before we get to dinner.

With four cards drawn and the call card filling
there's no chance you will not win.

Unless you aren't paying attention,
lets let the fun begin!

The BINGO master pulls the ball,
the players place a chip.

No chance we'll make it through a round,
without laughter and a quip.

With each ball pulled the pressure rises,
who will the first BINGO be?

It might be me if 21 'I',
or my cousin if 13 'B'.

and the cards continue to fill.

Poor Aunt June continues on,
showing great strength of will.

The game winds down
and the desserts come out.

Bringing us back
to what today's about.

Having fun together
makes the time move by so fast.

The games may change, the location too
but the love will forever last.

BIOLOGY- A Love Poem

Last week I posted about finally finishing my children’s book “Have you seen my charger?” . This week I would like to share a little poem from my Nana.

Betty Gaskell (Fluegge) was my Nana. My maternal grandmother and I miss her dearly. Nana had many gifts, but did not always show them off. I am not sure if this was humility or a lack of confidence, but I do know she was a far better artist and poet than I would have known. Had I not overseen her drawing later in her life at a 4th of July celebration, or had my mom stumble across this poem after her passing I am not sure some of her skill would have ever been shared. Maybe she wanted to stay private, but I think it is too good not to share.

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