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Bloggers PhotoWhat do you get with a 57 year old balding guy, happy to be with his soul mate, a blended family of 7 adult children, 4 grand children, a dog, a cat, fish in a backyard pond, and horses in our future?  A lifetime of chaos, adventure and love.  Also, we live in Collingwood Ontario, Canada on the shores of beautiful Georgian Bay.
My wife and i are both caregivers (I'm a nurse, Neila works with the developmentaly delayed).  We love tto travel and ride horses.
Much of my writing is drawn from life experiences.  I look forward to sharing them with you.  Cheers!  Rick

Recovery and Back to Work


Blog Posted:7/28/2013 5:32:00 AM
I have finished my first week at work in several months and am feeling good about it.  Sorry that I am not on as much and also I do not have the time to individually congratulate winners in our contests.  i just want to say thank you to the whole Poetry Soup Community for playing such a strong part in my recovery.  Without you I don't know what i would have done, especially during those early dark days.
Will try to get on as much as I can, but no promises.  Thanks again.
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  1. Date: 7/29/2013 8:39:00 PM
    Hello Rick: I didn't realize you were recovering. Glad you are doing OK. SuZ

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  1. Date: 7/28/2013 9:18:00 AM
    Wishing you well, and continued good health Rick ! So glad to hear you are getting back into the swing of things. Good luck !

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My Past Blog Posts

 
Recovery and Back to Work
Date Posted: 7/28/2013 5:32:00 AM
VaCaTiOn In IcElAnD
Date Posted: 4/17/2013 4:06:00 AM
Happy Groucho Marx Quotes Day
Date Posted: 3/19/2013 4:53:00 AM
Thank you to All
Date Posted: 3/11/2013 11:18:00 AM

My Recent Poems

Date PostedPoem TitleFormCategories
9/15/2013Quicksand VortexAcrosticdark,death,
9/15/2013H2OFree verselove,
9/15/2013Puddle Jumpers RevisedQuatrainchildren,
9/12/2013Puddle JumpersFree versechild,fun,
9/12/2013Zombie Named LukeLimerickhalloween,
9/8/2013Ice CreamFree versesummer,sweet,
9/8/2013School BusHaikuautumn,school,
9/2/2013LoverAcrosticlove,
8/23/2013Softly SensualFree verselove,
8/23/2013UglyAcrosticlove,
8/22/2013Mankind's ApocalypseRhymedark,evil,
8/22/2013Road TripAcrosticvacation,
8/17/2013Tigers Are FreeRhymefunny,silly,
8/17/2013Rick's Big StickLimerickfunny,
8/10/2013Red Sky SunsetHaikunature,night,sky,
8/9/2013The Death Star BluesRhymeadventure,fantasy,space,
8/5/2013Young Man From DuluthLimerickfunny,
8/4/2013Carousel In RoundelRondeaudream,fun,imagination,
8/4/2013Morning PleasureHaikucat,dog,
7/20/2013CAPCHAAcrosticchildren,funny,
7/2/2013Red SunDodoitsunature,sun,
6/30/2013The Dork From New YorkLimerickfunny,
6/28/2013The Battles RagesMonorhymedepression,
6/25/2013Changing SkyHaikunature,sky,
6/10/2013TimeSenryuirony,time,
6/10/2013A Summer CoupletCoupletbeach,funny,
6/10/2013WeekendCinqkufunny,
6/9/2013 A DOG'S VIEWCoupletdog,funny,
6/8/2013The ZooVerseanimal,granddaughter,
6/8/2013A SUMMER DAY WITH GRANNYRhymebeach,funny,summer,
6/7/2013Give Peace A ChanceFree versecare,hope,
6/2/2013STORMY LUNEHaikunature,storm,
5/30/2013A View From My DeckFree versebeautiful,bird,flower,gar
5/27/2013SnoringRhymedeath,horror,
5/26/2013Rain Rain RainHaikurain,
5/26/2013Touched By Your FlameRhymedesire,fire,love,
5/24/2013Kissing In The RainHaikukiss,love,lust,
5/23/2013HockeyRhymefun,hockey,
5/20/2013The ParkFree verselove,
5/20/2013Apple BlossomsHaikunature,
5/20/2013WEIGHTY SENRYUSenryubody,funny,
5/20/2013NeilaABClove,
5/18/2013Woe To The Garment WorkersFree versedeath,sad,
5/14/2013The Young Are Ordered Off To WarFree versedeath,war,
5/11/2013Dragon Slayer QuestionkuQuestionkujudgement,
5/11/2013An Old Gal From NantucketLimerickfunny,
5/11/2013REDTankacolor,
5/8/2013Sunrise, SunsetFree versefaith,god,
5/8/2013The Ten CommandmentsFree versebible,inspiration,
5/8/2013CoolCatScatFree versefunny,music,poetry,
5/6/2013Earth DayFree verseearth,
5/6/2013FireHaikufire,
5/6/2013Green 2Rhymegreen,
5/6/2013the Icelandic HorseAcrostichorse,
5/5/2013Dreams of the AbsurdRhymedream,funny,
5/4/2013The Hidden PeopleFree versefairy,fantasy,imagination
5/3/2013Memories Beyond The DoorQuintain (English)abuse,
5/3/2013A RIPPLE IN TIMEFree verseinspiration,
5/2/2013I Just Found OutFree versefuture,hope,love,marriage
5/2/2013Survival of AbuseHaikuabuse,anger,memory,
5/2/2013Bacchus Not CaesarHaikuhistory,humorous,wine,
4/30/2013Is It LoveFree verselove,romance,
4/30/2013The Thin Red LineRhymeadventure,drink,war,
4/29/2013In The MoodHaikulove,lust,romance,
4/28/2013CordobaFree versehistory,
4/28/2013My Pond Fish Part 2Haikufish,
4/28/2013MY POND FISHHaikufish,
4/26/2013My SunriseQuatrainlove,romance,
4/16/2013HeroesRhymecommunity,courage,inspira
4/14/2013An Empty Tissue BoxFree versedepression,suicide,
4/13/2013Butterfly, ButterflyQuintain (English)beautiful,beauty,butterfl
4/13/2013The Roman ColosseumFree verseallegory,
4/13/2013PancakesLimerickchild,funny,,granddaughte
4/12/2013WHALESHaikuanimal,sea,water,
4/12/2013Uses for MagazinesLimerickfunny,
4/10/2013 MoonFree versemoon,moon,sun,
4/10/2013UFOHaikuhistory,
4/10/2013Yellow RoseTankalove,romance,yellow,
4/8/2013Cherry BlossomsHaikunature,spring,
4/8/2013The GURULimerickfunny,
4/7/2013The Great Potato Mash UpFree versefunny,humorous,
4/4/2013Maple Syrup Free versefunny,
4/4/2013MahalaLimerickchild,funny,
4/4/2013DexterLimerickcat,funny,
4/4/2013Inspiration HibernationLimerickfunny,on writing and word
4/1/2013Lying On A Bed Of petalsFree verselove,romance,
4/1/2013INSOMNIAAcrosticangst,
4/1/2013NO Contest contest haikuHaikuadventure,animal,nature,
3/31/2013A Life So LonelyVillanellecaregiving,sad,life,care,
3/31/2013Hairy AgingRhymefunny,humorous,hair,old,h
3/30/2013I Don't Know What I Am FeelingRhymeangst,confusion,dark,depr
3/27/2013Spring ShowersFree versechildhood,rain,spring,rai
3/27/2013Empty PenmanshipGrookon writing and words,
3/26/2013Geoffrey the GolferLimerickfunny,
3/25/2013What Sinister FateRhymedark,fear,sorrow,
3/22/2013Garden Acrosticbeautiful,marriage,nature
3/21/2013Girly ManGrookhumorous,
3/21/2013Rolling in the MudFree versehorse,horse,
3/20/2013The First Day of SpringLight Poetryhumorous,snow,spring,day,
3/19/2013The Black Dog and the WallFree versedepression,health,hope,in

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Fav Poems

Poem TitleFormCategories
ButterfliesRhymeloss,love,
VertigoFree verselost,love,
THE LANGUAGE OF ASHFree versemystery,social,suicide,ch
Illusory Disguise Rhymeidentity,
On A BenchRhymedeath,
Please Don't Tell My Super Jock FriendsQuatrainhumorous,me,me,
The PilgrimageFree versegrandfather,grandmother,n
BeaconQuatrainbeautiful,light,
Rhapsody in RedFree versecolor,happy,nature,red,
I Just Found OutFree verseevil,
PunctuationRhymelife,
THE VANISHING ORGANRhymefunny,lost,lost,

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