Category Archives: Family

Sifting through the Ashes, part 39 – Economics

Greetings and Salutations; I was just involved in an interesting discussion about taxes and thought I would expand a bit on my opinions here. A major issue in America is the income/wealth gap between the richest and poorest citizens. This … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on Truth…and how complicated it can be.

Greetings and Salutations. A friend of mine posted the image to our right on Facebook today. It, upon first reading, seems nonsensical. Believers know that Christ says “Know the Truth, and the Truth shall set you free”. People always talk … Continue reading

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Ten years later…or how life can go Pear Shaped. Adventures with Hep C

Some of the writing here may be uncomfortable to read…fair warning! I am, for the first time, going to discuss my travails with Hep C, and where I have gotten to on that complicated path. If any of you reading … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on 09/11: Are we driven by fear?

Greetings and Salutations; Today is the 19th anniversary of the destruction of the World Trade Towers by fanatics that had taken over airliners. Even today, the images I saw on television that morning are as sharp as they were on … Continue reading

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The Sadness Of Losing A Companion Animal

Greetings and Salutations. Today A sad story came up on my Facebook thread. It is a perfect example, alas, of why I have a rule that any cats I am Guardian to are inside only. This is Walnut. He lived … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Tamela Shanelle Moore

Greetings and Salutations. A few days ago, as my wife and I were returning to the house after a quick run out through the world, I saw a bubble of white on the driveway ahead of us. I stopped, and … Continue reading

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Gun Clubs for People Of Color

  Greetings and Salutations; We are seeing more and more news reports of people of color being gunned down by the police.  Common threads in these reports?  There are a few: The victim was unarmed. The lethal force was applied … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts On Religion

Greetings and Salutations; As has been true for thousands of years, one of the hot topics for discussion is religion. There are a number of very active groups on Facebook and other Social Media where passionate arguments happen. I decided, … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Gun Violence In America

Greetings and Salutations; This thought was generated by a FB article, about the Parkland shooting. Of course this is the topic of focus just now, as it seems to have generated a LOT of discussion. This reference was posted in … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts On Father’s Day

Greetings and Salutations;   I thought I would take a moment today,  since it is Father’s Day, to talk about something that is not a political rant or a discussion of bees and their world.          My … Continue reading

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