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 3 Okay, 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 … [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...]