Ben Guerrero

Helpless

The sound of a cardboard box bounces off the porch. Sometimes it is in the form of an impossible to open plastic envelope. Depending on my level of obsessio...
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Here’s Johnny!

Those of us who read Stephen King’s novel “The Shining” may recall the main reason Jack Torrance and his family was holed up in the big, haunted hotel, was to m...
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Flaky

By the time you read this, you might be stretched out on a hammock in your back yard. As I type this, the region is recovering from the second snowstorm in a we...

Junk Drawer

“Don’t sweat the small stuff.” I don’t. Now and then, however, when the surfaces in the house become cluttered with pens and tools or cooking utensils, we go ar...

Measuring up

It is said that when you arrive in heaven, all the socks you have lost in your life will be waiting there for you. I don’t know if that’s true, but if I got ...
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Moving on

1968 was a turbulent year. I am not an historian, nor is this the venue to review the past. I moved some junk this week. In 1968, amid the mayhem and hiji...

Hot air

“Only in New England can you drive to work in the morning with the heater on and return home later with the air conditioner blasting.” – Random Facebook entry...