Category: Me, Myself, and I

The Road Goes On…

“Still round the corner there may wait A new road or a secret gate, And though we pass them by today, Tomorrow we may come this way And take the hidden paths that run Towards the Moon or to the Sun.” – Bilbo Baggins First Snake Bite… … Of the season here in Arizona, but…

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First Stop, Cadillac Ranch…

Cadillac Ranch

“You’re my last love you’re my last chanceDon’t let ’em take me to the Cadillac ranch” – Bruce Springsteen The grueling 1,953 mile drive form Boston is now over. The next month or so I will be traveling New Mexico, and Arizona. I will be heading to the Gila National Forest, White Sands National Monument,…

400 Miles To Amarillo

“Even if you are on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.” – Will Rogers The Roadkill Game 6 raccoons, 4 white tail deer, and 2 Skunks. For 621 miles, I think that is a pretty low score. However there was no competition, so I win! Yup, I drove 621…

The Show Is On The Road

…and we are off! It kicked in when I looked in my rear view mirror and I saw the Boston skyline, for what I know, will be the last time for quite a while. It was what I would call the mental equivalent of heartburn. My eyes swelled as a wave of sorrow rolled through…

One Week To Go…

just a quick update With one week to go I have been extremely busy, as you could imagine, if you have been following previous posts. What a pain it is to pack, and consolidate, but the end is almost in site. A week from today, I will be on the road heading to South Kent…

I Can See Tomorrow

Part One, The Red Crescent Years “Every age that binds is just another day gone by.” John H. Ryan Today is a good day for me to write about music. In many ways it could be a sobering day to write about one of my favorite passions, but today has it’s significance. Today could quite…

Ten Days in Ireland

… with the most important person in the world… ….My Daughter “Better pass boldly into that other world, in the full glory of some passion, than fade and wither dismally with age.”  James Joyce Prologue    As a self proclaimed introvert, one can imagine there might be the challenge of making new friends, and discovering new…

The Warblers… version2.0

… how my love for birding started…   A long time ago I was given a small pair of Nikon binoculars. They lived in their case, collecting dust, year after year, waiting for that day to be put to work. Well over ten years ago, at the age of forty, I was walking my dog…

Please Allow Me To Introduce Myself…

… Here I start a story about me. I live in Quincy Massachusetts. I have lived here for roughly ten years, but have lived in the Boston vicinity for thirty years. Originally, I grew up in New York, and spent most of my education in private schools in western Connecticut, and mid-state New York. I…

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