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First Principles: The Happiest Moments Come From Family

“…(T)he happiest moments of my life have been the few which I have past at home in the bosom of my family. “ – Thomas Jefferson, Letter to Francis Willis, April 18, 1790    

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Elegy

The challenge by my eldest daughter, Angelique, goes on.  In return for sharing the incomparable writing styles and lessons that might be garnered from an old television series called The Twilight Zone, she asked for one simple thing.  “Daddy, write me … Continue reading

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Pragmatic Utopia

Pragmatic Utopia by Michael Romani I want to live In a mountain Where I can take and give Like a drink from a fountain More of a home And less of a house A pragmatic utopia Brought to life Reshaping … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: A House Is Not A Home

“A house is no home unless it contain food and fire for the mind as well as for the body” – Margaret Fuller (American journalist, critic, and women’s rights advocate) To find out more about this brilliant find that paved … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day 2017, Part II

Mother’s Day 2017, Part II by Michael Romani I miss my mom That’s no surprise I think as I stare at the screen Through sleepy eyes My earliest memory Is that of her role In what was usually – In … Continue reading

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Ego Push

After giving a poetry reading tonight covering some of the classics from Swinburne to Shakespeare and from Burns to Longfellow, I watched part of a martial arts movie.  Watching the movie and thinking on the differences between the realities I’ve … Continue reading

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