Happy Anniversary To Us

• • • Four years ago -- well, four years and one day ago, to be exact -- The October Weekend was reborn. I was sitting around, feeling old, and wanting to write, so I moved off my couch, sat down at my computer chair, and still feeling old, I started to write. Over the past 1,424 …

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The Woman Who Traveled The World

We were 16 and in love. As such, young couples don’t tend to weigh risk vs. reward, opting instead to jump feet first into a new adventure and just enjoy the ride. That’s how we – me and my girlfriend in the spring of 1983 -- ended up climbing a fence at the Bangor International …

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To All The Girls I’ve Loved Before

You are all so welcome. Today, the day of Cupid, you are not with me … so that is my Valentine’s Day gift to you. On the day when love allegedly conquers all, I offer you up eternal happiness, away from me and the few things I bring to the table. Humor. Friendship. Understanding. Yeah, …

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Sometimes You Just Want To Feel Close To Home

Walking through the under belly of Wesleyan University's Freeman Athletic Center in Middletown, Connecticut, I came across the Colby College hockey team. I was there for the 2017 National High School Squash Championships. The Mules were there to play hockey. One by one, earphones plugged in to drown out the outside, they were lugging their gear …

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