Author Archives: Gibblet


Kobalt Hedge Trimmer/Kobalt Cordless Blower

by Gibblet11/25/17

Product reviews: Kobalt 40 Volt Hedge Trimmer with 24″ blade $149.  •  Kobalt 40 Volt Cordless Blower $89 on sale. More » • (259 views)

Posted in Science & Tech | 10 Comments

Prisoner of Treason

by Gibblet11/12/16

Icy prison of deep cold blue.
An army of one: abandoned and alone.
Freedom’s voice is raised in vain and dies
waiting for an echo which never returns. More » • (646 views)

Posted in Poetry/Prose | 6 Comments

Fitzhugh Sound

by Gibblet10/18/16

O’er mirrored pond of Fitzhugh Sound,
from Ketchikan, we’re southern bound
Twin Hinos, humming loud their song
to make 10 knots, push us along More » • (842 views)

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A Poem to the People of America

by Gibblet10/14/16

What do you do when your boat’s goin’ down?
You turn to God, and pray
What do you do when the enemy surrounds?
You turn to God, and pray More » • (624 views)

Posted in Poetry/Prose | 7 Comments

A Garden Is Always Changing

by Gibblet10/4/16

“You make me realize, Gibbett, that it isn’t truly a garden unless it’s a garden-in-progress. A garden is always changing.” — Brad Nelson

There was a song we sang in high school choir, “The River”. It had a haunting legato that brought to mind Washington’s Mighty Columbia River. The lyrics went something like, “Rushing onward, yet ever the same. Reaching outward, yet still to remain constant.” More » • (1226 views)

Posted in Health/Fitness | 22 Comments

Ode To The Giant Pumpkin

by Gibblet10/1/16

it was sure to be humongous
the biggest ever grown
that giant pumpkin nursing
upon the fertile loam More » • (634 views)

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I Did It Brad’s Way

by Gibblet9/13/16

There were times, I’m sure you knew,
“If I can make it there, I’ll make it anywhere.
I’ll make a brand new start of it!” More » • (425 views)

Posted in Poetry/Prose | 8 Comments

the hummingbird

by Gibblet9/12/16

a chirp, and then a zip I hear
and from my muddy knees I stir
to see it hovering in mid air
a winged rainbow hanging there More » • (333 views)

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The Ticket

by Gibblet9/9/16

My journey’s ticket, I received
Though, feign despair, the earth to leave
It’s tainted soil, home, alas
And crooked ways, a known repast More » • (404 views)

Posted in Poetry/Prose | 4 Comments

Merry Christmas, But Don’t Expect a Gift From Me

Gift2by Gibblet   12/17/13
I don’t buy Christmas gifts. Everyone who would customarily be on my Christmas list appears to have everything they need, and some stuff they don’t. More » • (1078 views)

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The Pearl and the Sand

by Gibblet   January 2013

In every life some rain must fall.
It’d be too dry if the sun was all
that fell upon this weary land.
Would we seek the shelter of His hand? More » • (1125 views)

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Autumn

by Gibblet  10/27/12

autumn

bleeding red from summer’s side More » • (912 views)

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