Douglas Kinney ⋅

Father, Poppie, Pastor, IT Tech, Composer, Singer, and the guy trying to figure out how I got to be so old and life so complicated.

What would you be if you were attached to another object by an inclined plane, wrapped helically around an axis? Quote from the episode "The Desperation Emanation" (S4 Ep5) of the Big Bang Theory--By Leonard Hofstadter

Johnny Galecki A.K.A. Leonard Hofstadter

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Right from the start let me put to rest any ideas that this post is chauvinist in any way. I just stole the title of one of Sir James Paul McCartney’s lyrics. Over the weekend I had a remin...


Laugh and the world laughs with you. Weep, and you weep alone....Ella Wheeler Wilcox Some days I amuse myself, other days I surprise myself. I ran across this little tidbit from my memories on ...


Back in my younger days, I would do something just because someone told me I couldn’t A personality trait that I have long since abandoned. I am not sure if it is wisdom or lack of caring but I...


3 days ago

Fore! in Life After 60

I lived A Life That’s Good (Borrowed) A professor stood before his philosophy class and had some items in front of him. When the class began, he wordlessly picked up a very large and empty mayonn...


Brain fog. Somedays the train does come all the way back to the station. While there are numerous unpleasant ways to die, cancer and dementia are in the top 5 in my book. And I am putting that...


For everything there is a season and a time for every [a]purpose under heaven: And today is one of those let’s lighten up. With all the political upheaval of which I am already sick of, I thoug...


5 days ago

Epiphany II in Life After 60

Somedays my mind just wanders. Which is fine but I am afraid one day it isn’t going to make it back. And on some of those occasions, I get an answer to a question I didn’t even ask. Yes, I am ...


Life is one big test. And the final exam is either pass or fail. No in-between. And the textbook has hundreds of versions, revisions, and opinions on all subjects. How does one know which is ...


6 days ago

Arm and Leg in Life After 60

A little humor to brighten your day…True Story by the way.. True story from my days working one of the hospital floors. I went in to check on a patient who had turned on her call light. Back in t...


We have all seen them. Those paragraphs that set forth the legal language to keep us out of lawsuits. It is the reader’s responsibility to verify their own facts. The views and opinions exp...


Freedom of Speech and Freedom of the Press are being attacked from every side. I will agree some of the things we say are harsh and hateful to some, but where do we draw the line? Today things ...


January 10, 2020

About-Face in God, With Skin On

Christians can be some of the most hateful, judgemental, single-minded creatures on earth. Bet that got your attention, but it is true. The holier than thou mentality is not biblical. Paul in ...


January 10, 2020

Shadows of The Past in Life After 60

From the Shadows of my Mind Just another day, just another memory. Just another patient in a long week of names. Faceless, blurring, the mind-numbing task for people I don’t even know. To wha...


January 09, 2020

God, with skin on in God, With Skin On

What does it hurt us to be kind to one another? Yes, I am a devout Christian but I understand not everyone is. That doesn’t mean I can’t love those who a belief different from me. Confessi...


January 09, 2020

Volunteer in Life After 60

I was never one who wanted to volunteer for anything. My time was more valuable to me. I was not about to give it away, freely. Of course, when I was younger I had a wife and family to spend t...


January 08, 2020

The Older I Get in Life After 60

I have never claimed to be a smart person. In high school, I was a C average student. There was nothing wrong with me, except I was lazy. I didn’t want to learn. I had no need for history, sc...


January 08, 2020

Current Events in God, With Skin On

Disclaimer: This post is in no way intended to point fingers at anyone. It is just food for thought. Feel free to respectfully disagree but please remain civil or your post will be deleted. H...


January 07, 2020

The Epiphany in Life After 60

An intuitive grasp of reality through something (such as an event) usually simple and striking, that is the definition of Epiphany. And I understand it so much better now. (Okay, I understand t...


Somedays God likes to just show off! (Okay, that’s JMO) I am reminded of an episode from M.A.S.H where Father John P. Mulcahy felt like he wasn’t doing anyone any good. Ah, been there done that...


January 06, 2020

Reality in God, With Skin On

We are all going to die. Matter of fact we are dying right now, each one us, just at different a rate. And for some reason death has being hanging my life for a few weeks. Not family but close...


January 06, 2020

2020 in Life After 60

New Years Comes Again–Dateline 1/6/2020: And we are off! (mentally as well as physically but hey, it’s us crazies that make the world exciting.) I trust you all survived the holidays, made you...


December 23, 2019

God, with skin on in God, With Skin On

Luke 2:11 For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord. 12 And this shall be a sign unto you; Ye shall find the babe wrapped in swaddling clothes, lying ...


I grew up like most boys, thinking girls, (women) were all alike. They each liked romance, kissing, holding hands, flowers, compliments and Chivalry . Flash forward 50 years, man was I ever wro...


December 20, 2019

Don't Say A Word in God, With Skin On

I have always wondered why Job’s three friends said nothing to him for 7 days. Perhaps Job was in such an ugly dis-figuration, maybe the appearance was so shocking they had no words. And that i...


December 20, 2019

Relationship Advice in Life After 60

It’s Complicated? When ever I see that on a relationship status my mind goes to, either one or both are married and they should not be in the relationship. But I could be wrong. I often am. ...


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