Ode to Panera

  I often struggle, just to find a seat Hoping to find something I can eat Panera, Panera please make my food right Not covered in pepper, I pray tonight   Panera, Panera how your internet doth suck Connected for a moment, then out of luck Finally log in, about to get to my site Read More …

Boston

Last August our family took a vacation together.  It wasn’t a big huge tropical vacation or anything, just a nice simple visit to Boston, a 3 hour drive away from our home.  Finding an affordable hotel room in Boston is a trick and one I could not accomplish… our vacation was a 1 night treat Read More …

The “what to write?” conundrum…

The hardest part of continuing to write in a blog is always deciding what I am going to write…  not necessarily in the moment, but in general.   I feel like a blog should (not does, but should) have some sort of theme or topic, but I have never had that in this blog.   I Read More …

New Year’s Eve

I do believe, New Year’s Eve offers one reprieve From the old. It’s cold; we have to be bold No fear, yell and cheer for a happy new year Party hop; can’t stop; watch the ball drop Up late, feeling great, special kiss from ones mate Noise pollution, absolution and short lived resolution To get Read More …

Daddy’s Cadillac

My father grew up as the fifth child in a family of nine children.  His father died when he was only nine years old; leaving his mother with nine children ages one year to fifteen years old.  Also leaving a mortgage on a small three bedroom house in a rural Maine town.  His mother never Read More …

Writer’s Block

I want to write, to write some prose Can’t think of words… writer’s block I suppose Nothing comes to my head, my fingers cannot type Writer’s block is real and lives up to its hype My mind says there is something that we need to write But here I sit wordless, night after night Just Read More …