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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The stuff they tried to teach me in high school like Algebra, Biology, History, and such at the time was filed under the category of “useless facts.” I didn’t know what I was going to be when I ...


We have all seen them, those wonderful little warning labels on things alerting us to danger. One that perplexes me is the California Proposition 65: “California Proposition 65, WARNING: This pr...


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Open Sesame in Life After 60

Door locks are there for a reason. To keep people out. Unless you are a demented serial killer all bets are off. And breaking into some doors has a greater penalty. A couple of Saturdays ...


I am a country music fan from waaaaay back. Today I had this earworm from long ago during a medical test. I was told I have a premature ventricular contraction or an extra heartbeat. Buck Owen...


My formal education required me to take English, Speech, and Communication in order to graduate. I prided myself in the fact that I was an A student in those subjects. However, a new reader sen...


October 14, 2019

The Internet is down in Life After 60

The four words that bring fear into every IT Professional. Any business that fully relies on the internet without a backup plan is asking for trouble. And let’s face it, almost all businesses r...


October 14, 2019

False Advertising in Life After 60

About the only thing that is true of some signs, is they are false Advertising. Okay, I am a male and we all know what that means. I want what I want and I want it now, no waiting, and I want i...


We had such a great response from our last dating segment, I thought we’d do it again. So back to the phones we go. “Ladies, what’s are looking for in a man?” And for the record, if it is Loya...


October 10, 2019

Change of Taste in Life After 60

I am amazed by how much my taste in things has changed. My taste in friends, hobbies, food, and dare I say it, music and women. On music, I have gone from a Rascall Flatts fan to Kenny Ches...


October 08, 2019

Online Dating in Life After 60

Let’s open up the phone lines and see what our listeners have to say on the subject of online dating…We’ll be right back after this break....and we’re clear… Computers and the internet, along wit...


October 06, 2019

Class Reunions in Life After 60

Since that magical night in May of 1976, I have only attended 4 of my class reunions. Last night was the fourth. One thing I have noticed about people’s memories of events I was involved in, th...


Oh yes, that whimsical Steve Winwood and his lyrical phrases. But what he doesn’t mention is what to do when you have such a fear of rejection or failure that you can’t take the chance. I w...


October 02, 2019

Gray Matter in Life After 60

Being off work for two months has taken its toll on me. Not just physically but mentally. Not doing things every day has caused me to have brain fog. Either that or the early stages of Alzheim...


Those who have never dealt with depression are totally clueless about its effects on a person. I have had the misfortune of being one of those people who knew nothing about it and then learned f...


September 28, 2019

Family Reunion in Life After 60

It’s that time of year. Family reunion tonight and high school reunion next week. I would describe my family as functional/dysfunctional with a touch of sarcastic humor…and I wouldn’t have them...


September 27, 2019

Hard Habit To Break in Life After 60

Those crazy, carefree 80’s! Okay maybe not for me, I was by most counts considered to be a man. Whoever came up with that idea completely wrong. I was a kid trapped in a man’s body. I have bee...


Okay, let’s rock this thing. I am almost back to normal, (well normal for me) and that may not be a good thing but it is what it is. To my faithful readers, I am going to throw out a topic that...


September 22, 2019

Oh, Heck No! in Life After 60

You ever get that sick feeling just as you hit the send button on a text message? Like you are talking to more than one person and send the wrong text? Such as, “I Love You” to the wrong person...


September 21, 2019

The Phrase That Pays in Life After 60

Okay, I will admit I tend to take things too literal sometimes, but it makes for some fun discussions. Some of the things just make me shake my head. Recorded live in front of a live studio...


September 20, 2019

The Ebony Remote in Life After 60

Okay, in this politically and racially charged environment one has to be careful of how one approaches certain subjects. So with that thought in mind, I am going to rant about my ebony remote. ...


September 19, 2019

Chose Your Poison in Life After 60

Of all the things I inherited from my parents, allergies to medications and migraine headaches are two I wish I had passed on. Maybe in my next life. I check will Bill Gates first, cause that i...


September 17, 2019

Here's Your Sign in Life After 60

Bill Engvall is a pure genius in my opinion. I have often said that had my high school principal let me be the class clown I would have been pretty good at stand up comedy. But he knew I would ...


Be they, physical or emotional, changes are often just what we need. Boredom and the mundane can kill anything. In my younger days, boredom got the best of me too many times. And it cost me so...


Many an artist has recorded this wonderful love song or failure of love depending on how you look at it. And I know we all have our favorites. Mine just happens to be a fellow born just up the ...


September 14, 2019

What is Life? in Life After 60

Life is a board game, a magazine and a vapor which appears but for a short time. Take your pick. Or if you don’t like those, make up your own. It seems to be the way society works today. But ...


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