Category Archives: Writing

When grownups are in charge

My kids are young adults, 30 and 27. They are both independent young ladies making their way in the world. But occasionally I still get a call to help them navigate a task that they both refer to as “adulting”. … Continue reading

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Rush Limbaugh

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” – Martin Luther King, Jr. In my sixty years of living, I have gone through several different cycles. I was … Continue reading

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Hank Aaron

“Some people resented the fact I was trying to break a white man’s record.” – Hank Aaron In 1974, before Ted Turner made the Atlanta Braves baseball team “America’s Team” on his “Super Station” WTBS there was Hank Aaron. Growing … Continue reading

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A New Year

On December 31, 1999 I was at the beach with my wife, kids and my sister and her family. I know it seems like a long time ago but if you can remember back 21 years a lot of bad … Continue reading

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Life after Trump

When we wake-up on Thursday, January 21st we will have a new President. The reign of Trump the clown prince will have ended the day before but the reign of Trump the liar, the schemer, the conman, the white martyr, … Continue reading

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Bee’s

A couple of years ago I turned a little area of my yard into a bird, bee, butterfly, and bug paradise. My motivation was twofold, one, I like birds, bees, butterfly’s, and bugs and two, it was less yard I … Continue reading

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An open letter to Christians about their support of Trump

Dear American Christians: On November the 3rd, less than two weeks from today, you have an important decision to make about your eternal life. Do you remember that covenant you hold so near and dear to your heart? It is … Continue reading

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We’re lower than the world

Hyperbole – exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken literally. In 1984 an 81-year-old manicurist named Clara Peller starred in a Wendy’s television commercial proclaiming “Where’s the beef?”. Last week reporter Jonathan Swan of Axios asked Trump the same rhetorical … Continue reading

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Stupid Is As Stupid Does

Back when Donald was just candidate Trump, I was doing some contract work for a local developer. The developer was trying a assemble some smaller properties to put them together to make one big property. He hired me to track … Continue reading

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How does your garden grow

“The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature. To nurture a garden is to feed not just the body, but the soul.” – Alfred Austin I have written before about my love of … Continue reading

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