Archives for October 4, 2011

Thoughts? Suggestions? Complaints?

Reader Boko999 says: I enjoy the content of your posts but find the way they are broken up extremely annoying and I think breaking them up this way diminishes their impact. I'm not sure if it's a deal breaker for me yet. Time always tells :-) I was afraid that would happen with some readers. But I was also convinced, going into this, that even more would be turned off by the sometimes-extreme length (at least by blogging standards) of some of the stuff I write.I am trying to keep readers … [Read more...]

Granny’s Hands & Travelin’ Dog — Part 2

Part 1 — Part 2 — Part 3Okay, here's the second part. This is an email I got from friends in Texas: GRANDMA'S  HANDS  (A "must read" )Grandma, some ninety plus years, sat feebly on the patio bench. She didn't move, just sat with her head down staring at her hands.When I sat down beside her she didn't acknowledge my presence and the longer I sat I wondered if she was OK.Finally, not really wanting to disturb her but wanting to check on her at the same time, I asked her if she was OK. She r … [Read more...]

Some Things I’ve Learned in Life

Life's not meant to be fair. But humans are.Inside every one of us is a 12-year-old who deserves a cookie and a hug.Nobody gets enough hugs.Someday you’re going to be dead. Might as well make the best of the situation while you wait.After you lose half your hair, the pressure’s off. … [Read more...]