Quickie With The A35

While at the Mall in Columbia this evening dealing with my new glasses — again — I had some time to kill. So after a dinner of Thai-ish chicken, I stopped in to Ritz to see if they had gotten an A35 back in stock. As luck would have it, they did, and I got…

By GerenM October 18, 2011 0

A.D.D.

I’ve been meaning to put this up for a few months now. I wrote it back in November, after a poetry reading night at Birdies in town. This was my impression, written mostly in about forty minutes after we got home. Pretty girl in the red coat And the black stockings And the Audrey Hepburn…

By GerenM May 28, 2011 0

Ten Things To Learn From Japan

With their country in the midst of a colossal disaster – The Japanese citizens can teach plenty of lessons to the world: 1. THE  CALM: Not a single visual of  chest-beating or wild grief. Sorrow itself has been elevated. 2. THE  DIGNITY: Disciplined queues for water  and groceries. Not a rough word or a crude gesture.…

By GerenM April 12, 2011 0

Good Music Will Prevail

I took this almost two years ago, and it’s been rattling around in my phone ever since. Like the old HP printer commercial. You know, the one where the kid jumping in the pool has been frozen in his mother’s camera since sometime last summer.

By GerenM March 6, 2011 0

Travels – Downeast Maine

I love to travel, and of all the places I’ve traveled to, none have quite the appeal of Downeast Maine. Rugged shores and quintessential fish villages, fishing boats and lighthouses, quaint B&Bs and diminutive railroads, and its abundant culture and seafood all combine to make the area one of the most unique areas of the…

By GerenM September 2, 2007 0