These Random RoadsWith kind permission from Bill March. Thank you, I love it!These Random roads don’t go too farbut they always brought you homeuntil the day you crossed that causeway bridgeto the great big world unknownUnder cool moss grassy o’er rock and shalesweet memories now peaceful layjust a stone throw from the Sound of blue,while the North Atlantic fills Trinity BayHarbours, coves, tickles and bightsNecks and arms and headsBogs and marshes and mishes and meadsBrooks, steadies, rattles and bedsThen one day soon and before you knowold thoughts and wondering whyhow long a spell you thought it’d besince your last “I’ll see you bye and bye”..Years have pas’t and time has markedits age upon our faceThe last time home may the last time be..and now only longing for this placeI wish maybe you could have made it hereI wish you didn’t have to go awaymaybe you’ll come and see me next year’cause I miss you every dayBut home it was and home i’tisand home it always will beThese Random roads don’t go too far…I hope they’ll bring you home to me.~BIll MARCH~
Raised in outport Newfoundland in a town of 65 people, I pursued a post secondary diploma in Information Technology right out of High School.
I’ve always been a geek at heart, but yet I love the rural life I grew up with. Fishing, hunting, camping and the great outdoors are still loves of mine, even if I don’t pursue them as often as I once did. Sports were always a big part of our lives, and I played many (badly) and loved them all.
These Random Roads
- Incoming Duck Missile!In our ever lasting search for a water supply that would last the summer, dad tried many things. In the summer of 1983, the year Keith had his accident, he and I dug a pipeline 660 feet through the woods, in the heat of summer, to a small brook that …
- Prognosticating PancakesToday is Mardi Gras, or for me and most in my original locale, Shrove Tuesday, better know to us as Pancake Day! Pancake day is always the last day before Lent, and was back when more people actually observed the practices and traditions of lent, was an opportunity to use up rich …
- If you can’t clean it…Was reminded today of cleaning the old wood range, if cleaning is even the right word. Unlike stoves of today, these old ranges had iron tops, not glass and plastic. Of course that made them heavy as hell too, but a benefit was that you didn’t have to be gentle …
A little About Me
Some views of Halifax, and an Intro from Me