"This above all else, to thine ownself be true. For as surely as night follows day, thou canst not be false to any man." From Hamlet -
At age 17, I adopted this saying as my personal philosophy of life. It has never been regretted, as Honor and Integrity mean a great deal to me.
Male 68 years Young, Divorced after 34 years, Proud father of two great Adult children, B.S. degree in Business M
1958 Graduated H.S. - 1963-1970 attended night school @ U. of Balto. while working Full time - May, 1966 Married, June 1966 Honorable Discharge U.S. Army - June 1970 B.S. Degree in Business Management,†30 years as a Manager. Singer: Volunteer Baritone in Choir of The Cathedral of Mary Our Queen for 16 years -Karaoke - Dancer - NY Times X-words - Pool ( 8 & 9 Ball) - Cribbage - Chess - Bridge - Pinochle - Trivial Pursuit - Thinker - Teacher - Presenter - Author - HELPER.
Likes: Nature, Sunrises & Sunsets, Candles, Flowers, Massages, Ocean & Beaches, Travel, Reading, Good Movies, The Ravens, Jewish Apple Cake, and More!
INFLUENCES: Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain), Erma Bombeck, William Shakespeare, Robert Burns, The Greek and Roman Classics, and last but surely not least - Elizabeth Lucas-Taylor - a Grand, and Special Contemporary LADY!
She's been in WHO'S WHO so many times I lost count!
Birth Place: BALTIMORE, MD USA
(1) Article: "The Big Move", 9/91 Today's Facility Manager, Roundtable Discussion, p.8-9.
(1) Poem:"Let Freedom Ring", 8/92 The Price Club Journal, p.12.
(1) Hymn Lyrics: "Oh, Joyous Day, Risen Is He", 12/91, Premiered: Easter Sunday, April 11, 1993, Composed and Sung by: Mark A. Bowersox, St. Charles Catholic Church, Pikesville, MD.
(1) Hymn Lyrics: "The Word of The Lord", 2/94, Composed and Sung by: Mark A. Bowersox.
(2) Poems: "A Hylander's Blessing", p.12, "For Mother's Day", p.39-40, 8/94, Graces ...Prayers and Poems for Everyday Meals and Special Occasions, June Cotner, Harpers San Francisco.
(1) Poem: "On A Nectarine", 6/94 Remembrances, Honorable Mention, Summer 1994 Iliad Literary Awards Program, Iliad Press, Cader Publishing, Ltd., p.13. Earned Membership in The National Authors Registry.
(1) Poem: "DELUGE" The International Library of Poetry, Anthology 100 Best Poets & Poems of 2000.
(1) Article: "Love Is Like..." 2003, PASSION - An Anthology of World's Great Short Stories, p. 241, published by: Radha Agrawal for CYBERWIT.net, Allahabad, India, ISBN 81-901366-4-X
(1) Lyrics of my poem, "A Hylander's Blessing" set
to music, 2005, by Australian composer, David Hamilton.
|Bawlmer, Merlyn - Home of The Hons by Tom Hyland|
"Bawlmer, Merlyn - Home of the HONS" - A Synopsis By: Tom Hyland -
Copyright: April 29, 2003
Each and every life on this planet is unique. Sure, we all may have had similar experiences, but very few that are identical. Thus, my partial autobiography starts just before World War II, and covers a period of approximately twenty-five years. In editing ...
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|The New Jerusalem - Chapters 1 - 5 by Tom Hyland|
This new book is ongoing, and as it develops, is being posted in sections. I originally posted the first four chapters under 'Short Stories' as a test, in order to obtain some feedback. The thought being that many viewers only visit and read short topics.
Accordingly, this entry contains all which is completed through today's date, May 29th, 2008. A separate posting of just Chapter 5 wil...
And Yet Another Way Corporations SCREW The People! by Tom Hyland
DEAR CONSUMER ...
PLEASE BEND OVER ...
IT WON'T HURT ...
OH ... THE PIC ... YEAH ...
THE MANUFACTURING CORPS ...
HAVE US 'COVERED...
TIMES ? by Tom Hyland
ALL NAMES HAVE BEEN CHANGED ...
TO PROTECT THE INNOCENT !!!
CHICKEN SCRATCHES ? by Tom Hyland
Now ... on the Downbeat ...
1 and 2 and 3 and 4 ...
DADDY ... ADDENDUM by Tom Hyland
A brief but true addition.
DADDY, WHAT DID YOU DO IN THE MILITARY? by Tom Hyland
The title is a paraphrase of a movie from 1966 ... "Daddy What Did You Do In The War?" It was a comedy directed by Blake Edwards, the famous director of all "The Pink Panther" films.
THREE LITTLE ... EDS ! by Tom Hyland
WELL GURLZ N GUYZ ...
THIS IS A RE-POST FROM 4 YEARS AGO!
SPOOF? HELL NO! TRUE STORY !!!
ALL MY CARS - PART 2 by Tom Hyland
Remember how it was back in the Wild Wild West? A man's Horse was his most prized possession, his only means to travel. Because of this fact, Horse Thieves were HUNG!
I believe the same...
CROSSWORDS by Tom Hyland
When doing Crosswords ...
and a Clue ends with ...
a Question Mark ...
It means it is a Pun ...
don't take it Literally !
ELF # 1 by Tom Hyland
A BIRTHDAY TRIBUTE TO MY
NIECE-IN-LAW'S MOTHER ...
RITA IS THE WHITE-HAIRED
ONE IN THE PICTURE ...
SHRIMPY by Tom Hyland
"MY PAL JOEY" ...
OF ALL THE GIRLS I LOVED BEFORE ... by Tom Hyland
From Puberty to Senility?
A 60 Year Summation?
TALK ABOUT A 'VALENTINE'S CARD' ?
Most are Fairly Accurate.
A Few are Embellished a Tad...
In the interest of Brevi...
ALL HALLOWS EVE by Tom Hyland
The following two poems
are 22 Years old.
They each had a few nice reviews,
so I thought I'd resurrect them.
Hope you enjoy something herein!
HONEY, OUR VOWS MEANT NOTHING TO YOU ... BUT I DIDN'T KNOW by Tom Hyland
This is a re-post from 11 years ago.
just curious to get any "second opinions."
CONTEMPLATING BAMBIíS NAVEL by Tom Hyland
This 'piece' is based solely on Observation and Wishful Thinking ...
Not Actual Experience ...
Still no Pics on my Dell, so only 4 stock clips available.
LUCK ? by Tom Hyland
If You WIN ...
Is it Coincidence?
If You LOSE ...
Is it Fate?
TRANSPORTATION by Tom Hyland
Oh, almost forgot ...
In 1983 in Disney World in Orlando, Fl.
They had a Monorail that worked Beautifully.
That was Over 32 Years Ago!
Cities in other Countries hav...
POLITICS ? by Tom Hyland
WHAT A MISNOMER ...
POLITICAL SCIENCE !!!
THE ONLY THING "SCIENTIFIC"
ABOUT IT ... IS ...
"MONEY TALKS ... BULLSHIT WALKS !...
GOOD PEOPLE vs. ARROGANT S.O.B's by Tom Hyland
She / He is so Nice that ...
"Butter wouldn't melt ...
in Her / His mouth!"
"Vengeance is Mine ...
Saith The Lord!"
Oh yeah ... the Pic ...
I Titled it ...
CONJUGATION OF VERBS by Tom Hyland
Ever wonder why English is so difficult to learn?
Too many Exceptions?
RENT by Tom Hyland
FAIR IS FAIR ...
FOUL IS FOUL ...
IT ALL NEEDS TO BE CHANGED ...
AND I MEAN NOW !
THE REAL "TRICKLE-DOWN EFFECT"
WE "PO FOLKS' ARE ON THE...
Fun With Some CON Words by Tom Hyland
Yeah, I know, another goofy idea from Yours Truly ...
You may have to look up a couple of the words ...
IF ... you like to Learn ...
STATS ? by Tom Hyland
SOMEHOW, I THINK THAT
AD'S FIGURES ARE QUITE ...
PATRICIA ANN ALLEN by Tom Hyland
Pat, or Patsy - 1950-2013 ...
In Memoriam ...
I tried to turn picture but it just won't - sorry!
JERSEY DEVIL... aka KNAVE WUSS-A-LOT Update ! by Tom Hyland
QUOTE: Walter Winchell:
"Good evening, Mr. & Mrs. America from border to border and coast to coast and all the ships at sea..."
JERSEY DEVIL HANGING IN THERE STILL ! by Tom Hyland
RELATIVELY NEW 'POOP" SCOOP !...
ED MATLACK IN HOSPITAL ! by Tom Hyland
Dear AD Family ... One of our own is sick!
I just found out this morning from Rene Swing.
ONE MILLION ! by Tom Hyland
TA-DAH ! FICTITIOUS FIGURES?
WHO'D A THUNK?
ONLY 2,639 TO GO! by Tom Hyland
As of today, Friday March 22nd, 2013 at 12 Noon, Eastern Daylight Savings Time ...
My Total Stats Reads: 997,361 Ta-Dah!
I am on the 'Prowl' again ... MEOW?
Just set up today - 6/7/04 --- just re-found 5/11/07, almost 3 years later! DUH!
4/6/11 - DITTO ...
DITTO - 06/06/09 ...
BLOGS - Pics - Whatever - Come Visit!
FIRST BOOK entitled "Bawlmer, Merlyn - Home of The HONS"
ISBN 1-4137-7704-X ---> memoirs from Birth to the Age of Reason -> to Being "Legal" -> to "Over The Hump" -> covers about 55 years, very briefly!
Inventory: 15 years of "pieces" running the full gamut from Poetry to Prose, including: Articles, Short Stories, Essays, Commentaries, Expose's, Topics range from Religion to Controversial issues, such as: RADON, SMOKING, ASPARTAME, and other "Big Brother" SNAFU's or Cover-Up's.
Goal: Get "Discovered" then get PAID -
Retired from the J-O-B in March 2006 -became a "Trailer Trash' denizen in 2005 - and LOVE it!
Sleinte! Skoal! Prost! Nastrovya! L'Chiam!
Ciao! Ta-Ta! C-Ya!
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