Monday, September 09, 2019


Maiden, mother, crone
roses reflect the seasons
of this fruitful life.

© Osquer Anderko 2019 🌞♥️🌻

Friday, June 28, 2019


shocked by a sudden flash
without even a trenchcoat
all nature exposed

© Osquer Anderko 28 June 2019

Saturday, February 04, 2017


Amaryllis blooms

an unexpected prize to

dazzle snow blind eyes.

Photo by: Osquer

Friday, January 27, 2017

Food by Lyndsey's 2nd Birthday - A Review in Haiku

Food by Lyndsey's fine
catering creates such a
romp for the senses!

Bloody Mary Shrimp Shooters

Bites of shrimp that bite
back a bit skinny dip with
tangy tomatoes.

Goat Cheese and Bacon Lollipops

Goats and pigs play quite
nice together, creamy and
smokey on a stick

Steak Crostini with Arugula and Horseradish Aioli

No cow was ever
so delicate as the steak
on this crostini.

Charcuterie and Cheese Board

Savory, spicy

even stinky, there's a taste
for every taste bud.

Cucumber Smoked Salon Cups

Smoked salmon and cukes
do a cool tango, cheek to
cheek, on my taste buds.

Fancy Deviled Eggs

Heavenly eggs with
devilishly delicious
twists classic and new.

Bakes Brie with Wine Soaked Berries
(not pictured)

Drunken berries and
brie that's baked pair perfectly
on a bed of bread.

Maple Candied Bacon (featuring Paul Farms Maple Syrup)

Sweet maple syrup
turns bacon to dessert to
the delight of all.

Winter Couscoius Salad

Seasonal salad
with pearls of pasta, served chilled,
but warms up the heart.

Spinach Artichoke Mac -n- Cheese

Comfort superfoods
are the heroes of this meal.
No capes are required.

Butternut Squash Stuffed Shells

The butternut squash
is lovingly blanketed
in pasta and cheese.

Assorted Bite Sized Desserts

Miniature sweets

satisfy in a big way -
perfect finale.


La Gourmandine bakes
tiny tastes of magical
treats for happy mouths.

Wineshop at Home with
depth both dark and bright adds to
the festivities.

Paul's Family Farm
brings liquid gold, a sweet gift
from the maple's heart.

provides a sparkling setting
for any event.

Friday, April 03, 2015

National Poetry Month - Day 3 - haiku

It's raining outside -
warm pierogi inside for
Good Friday dinner.
Photo by: Osquer

Thursday, April 02, 2015

Natgional Poetry Month - Day 2 - haiku

Planting lettuce by
the full moon, imagines life
as Rapunzel's witch.

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

National Poetry Month - Day 1 - haiku

April weather fools
with garden prospects. I must
cover early buds.
Photo by: Osquer


Thursday, March 19, 2015

Spring Haiku

Such delightful things
are uncovered when last Fall's
detritus is cleared.
Photo by: Osquer


Sunday, March 15, 2015


Today we renounced
Winter by cooking burgers
on the charcoal grill.


Saturday, March 14, 2015

Happy PI Day!

Happy PI Day!

Photo and pie by: Osquer


Tuesday, January 27, 2015


Amaryllis stare
wistfully at the Winter.
Do they dream of Spring?
Photo by: Osquer


Thursday, October 30, 2014


Crossing the river
recalls childhood leaf races
at the old footbridge.
Photo by: Osquer (Point Park underpass, Pittsburgh PA)


Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Polar Vortex Haiku

Stuck in traffic on

the West End Bridge, couldn't see

Pittsburgh for the snow!

Photo by: Osquer

Friday, March 14, 2014


Celebrating PI

Day with an asparagus

and bacon quiche. Yum!

photo and quiche by: Osquer