Heaven at the Colophon Cafe

Tucked into a little table for one
in a corner of the Colophon
Cafe after a brisk walk along
the windy wave-tossed bay –
I’m feeling mellow and at peace 
with life. It has been a lovely day.
The human-song falls and increases
in waves around me – soft exchanges,
and loud rolling laughter, female
and male blended together – ranges
from bass to soprano dance and sail
into my ears and gently tickle my soul.
In front of me a pot of steaming green tea,
African peanut soup, a soft, warm roll,
and slices of cheddar and Swiss cheese.
It is a moment of perfection.
– Karen Molenaar Terrell



Birdsong and Crepes

Eat well, sleep well, and do everything well.
– Bicknell Young (from The Collected Writings of Bicknell Young)

And I now bring you a moment from my perfect morning… 🙂

Crepes made with eggs from our little hens and raspberries from the garden…

Karen's Crepes

Karen’s Crepes

Sitting with my crepes on the back deck, listening to the morning birdsong…