The “Toilet Brush Christmas Tree”

In Italy’s Rome there Stands a Tree, named by Others – Was not Me. Who takes the Heat – Don’t blame Yourself, this Culprit is “The Nasty Elf.” Not only Roams in that Rome, has Paid a Visit to our Home. Sometime during the Offseason, certainly a Wicked Reason. In Christmas’ Past – Meticulous, things […]

What am I Worth?

I view Me a Common Schmuck, just Like same and With some Luck, I ground Out a Common Wage, Retirement is Now my Stage. Did the Things was Supposed to Do, save some Bucks – Insurance Too. My family Would not go Broke, if One day I up and Croke. Now the Income’s kind of […]

To me Marriage is:

Bathrooms that Stink, a Special Wink, Seeing life’s Dishes pile Up in the Sink. Baggage you Share, Embrace and not Scare, Showing the Other you’ll Always be There. Ecstasy Run, when Coupled as One, Sleeping the Wet Side when it is Done. Cherish the Wins, Forgiving the Sins, committed Together through Thick and the Thins. […]

“Super Shaker Carpet Cleaner”

Our Dog wakes with Bad Bed Hair, most Strands pointing Everywhere. A couple Shakes is just Enough, to bring Her to Her normal Fluff. Great ideas In strangest Places, most of Them from Common Faces. This will Change your Chore Demeanor, “Super Shaker Carpet Cleaner.” By Remote or Auto Set, shakes the Dirt out you […]

My Bachelor Party (the night before) to My Wedding Day (50+ years ago)

M-A-R-R-I-A-G-E “M” is For the “Many” beers I poured into Me. “A” is For the “Altar” I Could barely See. “R” is For the “Real” fear what’s Churnin’ down Below. “R” is For the “Ribs” and Smirks hoping I might Blow “I” is For the “Impact” as she Came my Way. “A” is For the […]


At my Age the morning Brings, Ecstasy at Potty Rings. Lift the Lid as I’ve been Taught, is a Battle never Fought. As I Ponder half way Through, was There anything I knew, to Make me Stop exactly Then, and Somewhat later start Again? Broken Dam – Fire Hose, bad Examples I Suppose. Burglars, Storms, […]

The First Day of Third Grade

Another year Has rolled Around, never Fails to me Astound. This Little Girl my Spirits Lift, I know That She’s a Precious Gift. Grandpa is what She calls Me, name me Grateful – I’d Agree. Hope she’ll Always understand, what Photos mean to this Old Man.

Spinning Butts

Some folks Just might Call me Crazy, hopefully Not known as Lazy. Sitting down Can be Relaxing, Spinning Butts is rather Taxing. My calm Face just a Veneer, Time and Space – they Disappear. Worries in my Life are Gone, I’m just Focused hanging On. Was too Young to ride Alone, Volunteered – so why […]