Author Archives: Michael Madden

The Labor Day Weekend

Growing up I lived in a handful of different towns.  My family was transferred from one town to another as my Father was transferred for job positions within his company.  Most of the moving occurred in my younger years.  From … Continue reading

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As Seen Through My Eyes

In the world-wind race of life that so many of us find ourselves in it is not often that we stop to look around, to enjoy the beauty of the world surrounding us.  For a good portion of my life when … Continue reading

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Memories of a Bachelor’s Diet.

For most of my adult life, up to age 52, I had been a bachelor.  Ahhh yes, the single life of beer, burgers, babes and the beach.  And on less than spectacular weekends…well at least beer and the beach.  During … Continue reading

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Golf……’til death do us part.

Golf is a four-letter word.  With that stated, you can imagine my perspective of the game, which I do play enthusiastically…usually…well, sometimes.  However, I started the game when my wife and I first met, in our early 50’s, thus my … Continue reading

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Sounds of the Night

I’ve spent most of my life living in small to medium size towns, a far cry from the hustle and bustle of city life.  I’ve lived in New England, the mid-west and Southern California for extended periods of time, each … Continue reading

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The Barbecue…..it’s a guy thing….but invented by women???

My brother and his family live in an old three-story New England house in my home town.   A few years back, while their three children were still at home, they converted the third floor attic…an old, unfinished spooky kind of … Continue reading

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Reasons for a blog…from a “kitchen table with coffee and the newspaper” sort of guy.

I like my morning coffee at the kitchen table each day, usually around 6AM during the week, 7AM on the weekends.  At 6AM the day’s just getting or recently gotten light.  Everything is peaceful short of the refrigerator motor humming, … Continue reading

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