Winter Road Trip

The family and I (though I'm pretty sure the 'and I' is implied, but without it, the following statement sounds weird) are hitting the open road this weekend.  The plan is to greet the New Year as far from our normal lives as possible.  Winter road trips are new to me though.  Typically, one does … Continue reading Winter Road Trip


Parenting Haiku

Suddenly silent The children are not in sight Trouble is afoot "Eat your dinner please." Answered by face full of peas "You have had enough." Cartoons on the screen. Watched this five times yesterday. Seven more today. "F*&*() onion! Ow!" "Daddy, what does that all mean?" "Cookies! Don't tell mom." Trying something new Day begins … Continue reading Parenting Haiku

How I Learned to Play Guitar (Now in Haiku Form)

  OW! OW! OW! OW! OW! How I learned to play guitar Calluses formed slow. Giggle Giggle Ha This thing has a G string. No, I'm Listening. I will start a band. The best band in all the land. Once I read this stuff.       Thanks for reading! Some entertainment options you may … Continue reading How I Learned to Play Guitar (Now in Haiku Form)

Egg is a Good Dog

And now; haiku from the perspective of a good dog named Egg.   Egg is a good dog. Owner forgot her cell phone. Egg runs back for it. Rabbit! Over there! I'll catch it! Don't you worry. Egg is a good dog. Egg is a good dog. Knows what all the secrets are But won't … Continue reading Egg is a Good Dog

The Robot Made Art

"Jenkins, come quick!" Old Man Wilson called.  "The R&D lab has finally done it! They've created an AI capable of art.  We no longer need an advertising department." Jenkins ran to his boss' voice and hoped the claim was false.  Jenkins was the advertising department. "Look at this series of haiku the little scamp put … Continue reading The Robot Made Art

One Tough Job

Wander the forest. Lonely days are common place. Bigfoot will be found.

Workday Haiku

I'm starting to understand the allure of haiku.  It's kinda like chess.  Easy to learn, impossible to master. The format provides a wonderful template to really get at the heart of an issue.  The issue this time around? Work. "Fix the spreadsheet, please." How did it manage to break? "Click, drag and delete." What's on … Continue reading Workday Haiku