My name is Michael Patrick Powers. I was born in Aurora, Illinois, but lived most my life in various parts of Florida. College: Florida State University (Business Marketing) Jobs:  bagboy, bus boy, janitor, tree trimmer, security guard, beach club steward, pamphleteer, patio furniture salesman, delivery driver, warehouse foreman, owner of construction equipment rental shop, film extra, writer, painter, blogger, do-nothing.

In 2011, I moved to Berlin and had only planned on staying for a year or two, but I am still here and will stay until they find me out. I love it!

Fun Fact:  Ernest Hemingway and I share the same 11th great-grandfather.

If you like what you’ve read here, check out my books on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/M.P.-Powers/e/B00PWLCGEA

Or you can follow me on Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/mppowers1132/

Or Twitter: https://twitter.com/mppowers1132?lang=en



22 thoughts on “About

  1. So luck of the Irish- I logged into my dead FB account to get an email address & saw you have revived your blog. So very glad to read your new work & see (your photo with the lad) you doing well. We need a catch up of sorts soon..I think my email addy shows for you so drop me a note sometime.
    Waving to you from stateside

    • Hi Lynne! Long time no speak. Glad you dropped in. That is good luck because that was the first FB post I’d made since January. Yes, the blog revival is fully u
      nderway. I don’t remember where your emails are. I got rid of one addy. Are you still in the Tampa area?

  2. Thank you, MP for liking my post on MOMA . I just read your post on commuting . Those trains look like trains here in NY , only a hell of a lot cleaner! I will definitely be following your blog . Happy travels

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