Author Archives: elroyjones

About elroyjones

Married, no children, responsibly self-directed, living happily.

Real Estate Augusta ME

Sweet, classic, home situated on a corner lot, located in multi-generational neighborhood, two elementary schools within walking distance, just minutes away from shopping centers and government buildings. Many charming accents throughout, a home built for creating happy memories. Sprague and Curtis … Continue reading

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Real Estate

The next post will be a real estate plug for a family member transferring elsewhere to begin a new job. Unless you are interested in a sweet, classic, house in Augusta, Maine, you may want to skip it.

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Letters to and from Camp

Originally posted on One Million Excuses:
We dropped our girls off at overnight camp a week ago and have been (im)patiently waiting to hear from them ever since.  It’s the older daughter’s sixth summer at this camp, which is a…

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Notice Love

You’ll be relieved to know that a stay of execution has been granted by HMNHQOTIR (Her Most Noble Highness, Queen of the Immediate Realm, that’s me!) so my husband will live a while longer. He mentioned this morning, like it was nothing … Continue reading

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Desperate Pleas

Please keep me from killing my husband today. Please help me be nice to him even though he’s driving me crazy. Please don’t allow my editorial thoughts to escape the filter and become indelible words. Please remind me that I don’t … Continue reading

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Here Now

As I tell the kids, “I’m not very important but I’m damn busy.” These are the things that are trending in the World of Elroy- The Wedding with the internet conspiracy involving Kate Unger, Saks, and unidentified undercover fashion operatives … Continue reading

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Unbelievable News

I watch FSTV every so often but never before bed, too scary. It’s human nature to be concerned only with individual survival. Paying attention is laborious. Excess hasn’t done anything for humanity. In the US we’ve become a medicated nation because … Continue reading

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Making sandwiches

Making sandwiches. Freshly Pressed for good reason. I’m not a big “How to Write” person but his analogy is terrific.

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Conversations In Bars: The I.R.A.

Conversations In Bars: The I.R.A.. Well worth your time, makes you feel like you were there too, particularly the part about beginning afternoon drinking while it’s still morning.

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Last Words

My only remaining brother, A.B., owes a small debt to me. I make interest free loans to my siblings from time to time, unlike my sister, the loan shark, who charges 100% interest. I’d like to have the money he … Continue reading

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