Dew Drop In…

As you might imagine, with my having grown up and living in predominantly African-American communities, my family was a little taken aback when I started listening to rock music like Led Zeppelin and Pink Floyd. But their dismay turned to outraged shock when I also liked folk/country/southern rock performers like Arlo Guthrie, Lynyrd Skynyrd, The…

Tough Love vs Spanking

This hilarious email was forwarded to me this morning by my daughter-in-law: ~ Tough Love vs. Spanking ~ (a psychological conundrum) It seems that these days most Americans think it is improper to spank children, so over the years I tried other methods to control my kids when they had one of “those moments.” One…

Give A Little Bit

I’ve talked plenty on this blog about isolating myself from the irrationalities of others in order to preserve what little sanity I have left. But, because I’m not an altruistic person by nature, I haven’t really spoken as much about how my isolation is also intended to protect others from having to endure my being…

Maxine’s Blessed Are The Cracked

Here’s another one from my Inbox featuring the great wisdom of Maxine: Blessed Are The Cracked, For They Let In The Light! Twenty-Nine Lines To Make You Smile: My husband and I divorced over religious differences. He thought he was God and I didn’t. I don’t suffer from insanity; I enjoy every minute of it.…

To the Fathers (via Metousiosis)

This is so much better than what I’d planned! And I do want to give thanks to the nice Father’s Day greetings I’ve received, so… “Someday” — Via Post Secret — Read More Metousiosis also provides a link to Post Secret where you can see a lot more of these extraordinary messages. I want ice…

Finnegan The Squirrel

Here’s another of those really cute e-mails. Finnegan The Squirrel The moral of this story is the best part!!! Debby Cantlon, who plans to release Finnegan, the young squirrel, back into the wild, bottle-fed the infant squirrel after it was brought to her house. When Cantlon took in the tiny creature and began caring for…

Nightmares and Murder

I awoke before daylight this morning in the midst of one of the scariest nightmares I’ve had in quite some time. And like most nightmares, the memory quickly began to fade. Since I had no intention to write about it at all, the memory has faded even more now that over seven hours have passed.…

The Wedding Test

Here’s another doozy from my Inbox: The Wedding Test I was a very happy man… My wonderful girlfriend and I had been dating for over a year, and so we decided to get married. There was only one little thing bothering me… It was her beautiful younger sister. My prospective sister-in-law was twenty-two, wore very…