In the name of progress…

“They paved paradise And put up a parking lot” -- Joni Mitchell We drove north up 295, cutting a swath through the great state of Maine as we made our way to Orono. It had been many years since I last made this trek, and on this particular bright and sunny February day, I was …

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With all my heart and soul

For Ginger, my love... When we are not together when life gets in the way when reality comes between us I think of you and slip away I don’t know where my life would be without you in my heart I don’t like to think about that I don’t even want to start No matter …

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On Valentine’s Day

I would like to speak for a moment to anyone out there who is currently in a relationship. Man or woman, straight or gay.  If you have somebody in your life who you love, listen up. It seems to me that the art of romance is quickly going the way of the do-do. In this …

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