The Pancake Chronicles

The Pancake Chronicles: (in a small apartment)

The Pancake Chronicles

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

(in a small apartment)

© Colleen Hilman
Where mumbly Morning Brain hovers over cereal
and cranberries and orange zest press into scones
and the mail is plopped and sorted
and the computer hums with loads up and downing
and Skype calls are made
and days are organized into lists and check marks
and dinner is prepped
and groceries commissioned into pantry and fridge
and jackets are tossed with keys and hats and mittens and every accoutrement that comes with northern living and the daily act of keeping one's phalanges and appendages warm and frost-free.

Yup!  Throw it all on the table!

6 Comments:

Blogger Sarah said...

Ha! Phalanges...

20 April 2011 at 16:26  
Blogger Ada said...

Is this an invitation? It is such a welcoming picture!

20 April 2011 at 19:55  
Blogger Colleen said...

Please come! You are officially and warmly invited! You, too, Sarah. You and your adorable phalanges. x's to both of you!

20 April 2011 at 21:32  
Blogger Sonya said...

Ah yes. The perils of living in a small abode. I have all too much experience in this area. :)

21 April 2011 at 09:32  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I JUST made your scones with cranberries and orange zest tonight!!!!!! And I've eaten 3 already! LOL!

I just wrote you a letter last night too and it shall be on it's way next week :)

XO Kel

21 April 2011 at 23:39  
Blogger Colleen said...

Son - one learns to organize, hey? (Or at least dies trying!)

Weee, Kel! What are the odds? They are deadly good, aren't they? Hmmm ... in fact I have some buttermilk wanting something to do. Perhaps I shall nudge it in a sconey direction. :)

21 April 2011 at 23:49  

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