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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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 ...


September 13, 2019

Friday the 13th in Life After 60

First, let me say I am not superstitious. If a black cat runs out in front of me, it’s their problem not mine. I will take all the necessary precautions not to hit it, but it’s not bad luck, it...


September 12, 2019

Politics and Religion in Life After 60

Some facts I was taught growing up. Never discuss Politics and Religion, don’t loan money to family or friends, and never date your best friends ex. Unfortunately being taught and living by tho...


September 11, 2019

Never Forget in Life After 60

In this politically correct society, we live in, I find it no big surprise that Google has done nothing to honor nor remember 9/11. No black ribbon, no special Google Doodle, nothing. Oh, that’s...


September 10, 2019

A Million Little Things in Life After 60

Most of the time, it is not one thing that gets to us, brings us down, or destroys us. There are those instances where that is true, but in general, it is usually several different things at onc...


Oh, that wascally wabbit! He could never seem to get where he intended. That turn at Albuquerque always did him in. I think we may all have an Albuquerque in our life. Those wrong turns seem ...


September 08, 2019

Promises for $2000, Alex in Life After 60

I remember one of the first things I was taught as a kid. Don’t make promises you can’t keep. Easier said than done. And that is our problem today. We don’t take our promises or our word seri...


September 07, 2019

Days End in Life After 60

There’s a place I go, to get away, from the madness at the end of my day. Just before the sun’s final bow, I take my trip back to Fall. As splendor colors and fresh crisp air, Welcome me warmly f...


September 06, 2019

Reasonable Man Theory in Life After 60

Okay, to my female readers, Yes I am aware that Reasonable Man Theory is a myth, no man is reasonable, but humor me. Reasonable Man Theory is a legal question as to what would a reasonable man (p...


September 05, 2019

Moral Dilemma in Life After 60

Two wrongs are before you and you must choose the least objectionable. Both equally wrong but which will you pick? Most likely the one that will bring the least personal pain. And so the decisi...


A little change of pace. Love is a two-edged sword. You are going to get hurt sooner or later. So you have to ask yourself is love worth the risk? Can you live without letting them know how y...


September 03, 2019

Taste Buds in Life After 60

I am amazed by how my taste have changed. You pick a category and it has pretty much changed. I am not sure why, but things I used to like I no longer care for. The area in which I find this c...


September 02, 2019

One Small Step... in Life After 60

I remember when Neil Armstrong uttered those immortal words. I never gave much thought to them until today. We take so many things for granted. Walking for instance. I know I learned how as a...


September 01, 2019

Medical Malpractice in Life After 60

I seriously think that Doctors and Hospitals should be held to a much higher standard. If they can’t figure out what is wrong with you, or in some cases make things worse, you should get a refun...


Sorry it’s been so long but my recovery has taken longer than I thought. Insanity is defined as doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results. That is one way to describe m...


To my readers let me say I have missed you. I am currently recovering from 4 days in ICU and an additional 4 days in the hospital due to a severe allergic reaction to my medications. They say t...


Oh yes, the classic game of wit, verses, skill, versus dumb luck. Deductive reasoning. Of course, there are those among us, that lack the necessary skills to win any game without cheating. ...


Medical Practice is a true oxymoron. You walk in, give them your money, and the list of symptoms. My appointment is for 2:00. I arrive 10 minutes early, just case the doctor is running early. ...


July 23, 2019

The Great Debate in Life After 60

While there are numerous topics that will get a man in deep with the fairer sex, the over/under rule of the bathroom toilet paper is somewhere in my top 10. Followed closely by the making of the...


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