Blueberry Muffins and the End of Everything

CaptureMy Featured Blogger this week is Jamey Boelhower of It is all Connected. Here, sweet everyday parenting is coupled with a wistful look back on a less-than-perfect parent. Jamey’s prose and poetry are consistently thoughtful or witty, often both. 

It is all Connected

My three youngest daughters were all up early today. They were spread out in the living room. One reading, one drawing, and one on the iPad.

“What muffins today?” they asked. We have been alternating between blueberry and chocolate chip muffins, with a cinnamon option every once and awhile.

“Blueberry,” I say.

They respond, “OK.” But I can tell they wanted chocolate chip muffins. But there were only two left at the end of the day.

Next week is graduation for my second son.

I turn 50 this year.

I completed the Writer’s Digest 2021 April Poem a Day challenge. (You can read the poems on my Creative Corner for Writing blog. I’ve been posting them when I can. I am on day 9.)

I just finished Kevin Garnett’s book A to Z. (Great book!)

And maybe I’m just waiting for the end of this pandemic, but I’ve noticed…

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About mitchteemley

Writer, Filmmaker, Humorist, Thinker-about-stuffer
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2 Responses to Blueberry Muffins and the End of Everything

  1. Very compelling. Thank you for introducing us to Jamey Boelhower.

    I too did the poem a day during April, but didn’t post many of them. Some are just working into a larger work about my motherline, but some emerged as small vignettes. I also featured eight books of poetry by living poets in two blog posts, even a happy birthday post about Ted Kooser on an Iowans Making History Facebook page.

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  2. Yes,i’ve got this article and it’s an interesting one. But,i wished i should receive it in French so that i can also share it to my website,pages etc. Thanks alot.


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