Pop-pop usually travels solo as he hops onto his dreams,
But sometimes his problems are greater than they seem.
He knows he can count on fixing most things himself,
But to have a worthy companion? The richest kind of wealth!
This was one of those times — something…
Chapter 3 of This Old Man — A Curmudgeon’s Tale
It was just after sunrise when Sandra went out to get the paper, her first official family duty as she was always the first one up. There was just enough light this early spring morning as she stopped to investigate…
Chapter 2 of This Old Man — A Curmudgeon’s Tale
“Did you see it— did you see those skid marks I laid down!”
Tyler was excited well beyond his usual hyperactive enthusiasm. “Let just a little air out of your back tire, that’s the secret! …
Did you ever know you can hop on your dreams
And ride them along? — easier than it seems.
You just have to know when it’s time to hop off
To make your landing both safe and quite soft.
This is the story of one such clever man
Who came to…
Is everyone worth reaching out to? Aren’t there some for whom offering a helping hand, or just a simple inquiry, is pointless? After all, it will surely be rebuffed.
We all have our stories, you can not live life without them. But few of us will allow our total story…
We now live on the isle of Saint Simons,
With a beach that’s pure pleasure to walk on.
And by far my favorite stretch within reach
Is the three quarter mile from Gould’s to East Beach.
I realize we’re fortunate to live so near
(And I want to make this abundantly…
Recently, at his rally in Alabama, Trump got booed when he tried to tell the crowd that he was vaccinated for Covid, and he even half-heartedly suggested that those attending might do the same. Here is a poem adaptation inspired by that occurrence. …
Laugh and the world laughs with you
Weep and you weep alone.
Complain, and then when I hear you,
I say you’re on your own.
There’s nothing like a chronic complainer,
A flat out sour puss type. …
Mommy I want to be President!
Mommy — please make it so!
Mommy — I want to be President!
Tell that other guy he’s gotta go!!!
Mommy — they said it would be AUGUST!
They all said I would return!
But Mommy I’m still in Mar-a-Lago! …