Category Archives: Men

Link to New Blog, Same Writer

I have started a new blog –, also on WordPress – in order to share my poetry. Many of these poems have roots in The Great Isolation of COVID, when I set out to collect poems written 20 years … Continue reading

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Closing in on Our Goal: Halleluiah!

Joe Writes . . .  After starting in southern Jackson County during the summer of 2016 and paddling, in fits and starts, all the way to downtown Grand Rapids it is finally reasonable to contemplate the end of our journey. … Continue reading

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As the Brothers Resume Their Journey, Uncle Joe Calls BS

Joe Writes . . .  I’ve found a lovely spot for writing about getting older, here in front of the picture window in my living room. I can swivel the chair and look out over our lawn, with the sun … Continue reading

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Poetry on the Grand River

Not just any old conversation will do . . .

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Startling Discovery Along the Grand

In the winter, when weekly outings are not possible, the mind roams more freely in search of a topic . . . Joe Writes . . .  Conspiracy Against American Masculinity? While canoeing the Grand River I believe I uncovered … Continue reading

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