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That old rocking chair

A whistle from another room, a few words of a song, I would hear your voice and come running along. I jump into your lap, frighten you with cheer, You would simply caress my back and say “oh dear”. “Where are you going?” you would always ask, “Don’t know my father I just have time […]

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Dream of better days

Your eyes now cast an empty blank stare, But I know deep inside that you are still there. I miss the talks, that we would always share, When I came calling, you were always there. I miss coming home to a well-cooked meal, To a warm embrace, true love I did feel. Gently caressing my […]

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Board much??

I did something last night that I haven’t done in quite some time and that was play a board game, I didn’t need batteries, there were no wires, and I certainly didn’t need to be in WiFi range, just some old school board gaming fun.  Gaming consoles, computers, and hand-held devices usually take precedent over […]

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Just stop and smell the ocean…

Just a couple days ago, while completing a task on behalf of my employer I had the pleasure of taking an extended drive to a community by the name of Conception Harbour, Newfoundland.  I had never been to this place before, but I was elated that I had the opportunity to visit this small town […]

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Candy,candy,…candy!

Well, Halloween is just around the corner, pumpkins are being snatched up left and right, blow up decorations are popping up on lawns all over the place, and last minute costume ideas are being googled right now at this very second.  I have always enjoyed Halloween, as a kid, as an adult, no matter if […]

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I think I’ll take a walk…

Tonight I got the urge to walk to the corner store, the foggy mist was low and sky was getting dark, a beautiful night for a brisk wet stroll.  I grew up without a car in my family, both my grandparents, who raised me, were relatively old and never had a need for a vehicle.  So […]

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