Author Archives: oldmainer

About oldmainer

I am a retired manager living in Southern Maine and a would be writer of poetry, narratives, short stories, and random opinions, and that's how Oldmainer was born. Recently, I decided to try an experiment. I added photography to the mix, using only a cheap cell phone with a limited camera and the editing software that came with it, and added the blog site Inklings at poormanspoet.wordpress.com to showcase the results. So, feel free to use whatever you find interesting or worthy, but please honor the terms of my copyright when and if you do. They may not be much, but they are still a piece of me. I appreciate your checking me out and hope that you find something that will encourage a return visit. Thanks for stopping by.

So, Here We Are—Again

And as another year sails into the sunset, and another holiday season descends upon us, we once again check our calendar to discover it is that time that we are supposed to have a delicious dinner, connect with friends and … Continue reading

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The Trunk

Patricia ambled aimlessly down the crooked aisles of the dark and dusty antique shop. She wasn’t looking for anything specific. Actually, she wasn’t looking for anything at all. She had come into the city to do some shopping when the … Continue reading

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Kramer’s Korner

Welcome, all my faithful readers. It’s Kramer back again to bring you more about the life of a very handsome Pekinese. Bob recently added the above decals to the back of our car. He said it was a pretty good … Continue reading

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Friends

Definition: A person whom one knows and with whom one has a bond of mutual affection. Well, maybe at an earlier age, but not today. At least not by the standards of social media. Today a friend is someone that … Continue reading

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Kramer’s Korner

Hello again all my fans. Kramer here. Nice to see you again. Fall is definitely in the air up here. Several mornings in the fifties when Bob and I go for our walk. I love it, but hey, I also … Continue reading

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Kramer’s Korner

Greetings and welcome back to all my readers. Summer presses on and, not long ago, we dodged a bullet named Henri. Everyone was braced for the worst. Bob worried about all the 70 foot trees surrounding the house. However, thankfully, … Continue reading

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Kramer’s Korner

Hello and welcome back to another installment of my life, loves, and just plain everyday living. Today, I am going to do something different. After my last post, one of my admirers asked to see more pictures of Sophie, which … Continue reading

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Revelation

I had an interesting conversation the other day, for a couple of reasons. One is that it encompassed subjects that today we are uncomfortable addressing. The other was because it was with myself. I had just experienced another day of … Continue reading

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Kramer’s Korner

Hello again to all you addicted followers. Kramer, back with a little more wit and wisdom for your reading enjoyment. As you can see, Bob bought me a new tee shirt. I really like it and here’s why. Since I … Continue reading

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Kramer’s Korner

Well, another two weeks has flown by and it is time I sat down and brought you up to date on what’s happening in my world. But I’ve got to tell you, it ain’t much. At least, not from a … Continue reading

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