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
- SlidingMy little niece went sliding for the first time over the weekend, and reminded me of times sliding back home. Generally we didn’t have the plastic slides you see today, the fanciest we had was a crazy carpet. Most times sliding involved a toboggan, or the old fashioned coaster you …
- If you can’t steal from your friends…The winter and spring before I moved to Nova Scotia was the first and only time I drew EI. I had left the hotel/accounting business and was looking for something different, and eventually decided to go back to school, and then, then and then…. well that’s a whole long time …
- Mothers in Changing timesIts Mother’s Day, and once again we give thanks to those wonderful Mom’s who were mom to many, nurtured kids of many families and kept them all fed and clothed. We all had extended mothers in those days, and no one thought twice about chastising someone else’s child as they …
A little About Me
Some views of Halifax, and an Intro from Me