Category Archives: This and That

Somebody Shoot Me Before I Get There

Dementia will come like my dad they say, I still have some sense but have little hair, Signs are showing I’m on the way, Somebody shoot me before I get there.   My brother has sense and more hair than … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts About Stuttering, and Me

Most of my life I self-identified as a stutterer. Today I see myself as a writer. Apples and oranges, you say? Perhaps. Today my drive for effective communication may be derived by limitations imposed on me by my stutter. As … Continue reading

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Unmaking of a Man

A man may not consider what makes him such. And, at least in part, is thereby made. A man may consider what makes him such. And, at least in part, is thereby thwarted from being made man. A man looking … Continue reading

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Scarred Old Bull

The old scarred bull now stays within his home range, moving less often and always with some degree of pain. He has forgotten the battles, but not the scars. His cow loves him and endlessly dotes on her mate. The … Continue reading

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If I were to write, and you to read …

If I were to write, and you to read, A poem or piece, that was sure to please, Would you, in a heartfelt reply, Relay your thoughts, or let them die?   Knowing you to be good of person, Of … Continue reading

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Why Do Folks Do What They Do?

Why do folks do what they do? Is it because of them or is it you? Maybe it’s the witness standing by, Pushing a point, like a poke in the eye.   Ask a question, expect a response, One comes … Continue reading

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Cut that part off …

So … how to let folks know what kind of people are my wife and I? Hmmm … here is a quick peak into shared behavior that might provide some insight … We were just sitting down to eat and … Continue reading

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As I tread the boards in my dramatic life interpretation,

The following brain dump will likely be a bit dry and confusing if you have not witness my struggles to step through this life without tripping over myself, or my at least my tongue (that right there is an inside … Continue reading

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Righteous Indignation

Righteous indignation is typically a reactive emotion of anger over perceived mistreatment, insult, or malice. It is akin to what is called the sense of injustice. In some Christian doctrines, righteous indignation is considered the only form of anger which … Continue reading

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This is gonna hurt …

No amount of reading, talking, advising or warning replaces practical experience as an educator. Wisdom is thus attained. One might wish to save another the frustration, anger, pain and humiliation associated with practical experience, but for most people the only … Continue reading

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