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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“Jesus is ideal and wonderful, but you Christians, you are not like him.” Indian philosopher Bara Dada is credited with making this statement. If it weren’t so true I would take offense at it. T...


February 03, 2020

Who Moved My Cheese in Life After 60

Back in my days with one of the nations leading retailers, I was introduced to a book called “Who Moved My Cheese?” It was required reading for one of the management tracks I was on. And it bas...


January 30, 2020

Red and White in God, With Skin On

Dogmatic goes back to the Greek word dogma, which means basically “what one thinks is true” and dogmatikos, “pertaining to doctrine.” To be dogmatic is to follow a doctrine relating to morals and...


January 30, 2020

Pay Attention To Her! in Life After 60

This is from my days in the medical profession. For the truly bored out there. Actual conversation “Do you really think men notice your feet?” “Well, I wear sandals a lot” “Seriously, if all h...


January 29, 2020

IMPEACH THEM ALL!!! in Life After 60

I have never been so sick of Politics. I don’t care which party lines you fall along, this country needs to wake up and vote all the professional politicians, lawyers, and lobby types, out of WA...


January 29, 2020

Heaven For Me in God, With Skin On

The ultimate goal of the Christian. Heaven. Why do people who have never seen Heaven want to go there so bad, but yet are afraid to die? (And the answers are many.) What is it about death...


Facebook is from the devil! Just like Tupperware. Studies have shown that people who do not have a Facebook account are happier. The reason? I am glad you ask. (You did ask didn’t you?) Fac...


January 28, 2020

TV POP Psychology in Life After 60

The views and opinions expressed here are mine and may or may not reflect the view of my readers but it’s my entry so I will say it. What is going on with America? Reality T.V. is nothing b...


Pilots know this terminology. It is the point in their route that they have to decide can we make it to our destination or should we turn back. If they miss judge their fuel consumption, wind s...


It is a very shortlist! School was a social event. I would never use much of what I was being taught. Math, okay I needed it, but Trigonometry, Algebra and the rest, I would never use. A tota...


Whoever said being a Christian was easy and only for the weak is wrong. Add to that being a pastor and life really gets tough. Some days I feel like I am spinning out of control. There are day...


January 24, 2020

Women over 40 in Life After 60

This is borrowed material. But it bears repeating… Andy Rooney’s thoughts on women over forty, Do you agree with him?: As I grow in age, I value women who are over forty most of all. Here are jus...


January 23, 2020

Sin esperanza in God, With Skin On

If you take away a person’s hope, you have pretty much defeated them. Having hope in something makes us happy until it doesn’t happen. Then we suffer. And for some unknown reason, Christians t...


January 23, 2020

Humor in Scrubs in Life After 60

Another Story from my Medical Days! My patients make my day.... 91 year old lady today…Sharp as a tact…still lives alone…widowed for 40 years....”Are you the Doctor?” “No mama....I am not a docto...


I hate to lose. Show me someone who is a good loser and I will show you a loser. But I digress. I got a call this morning that I was afraid of was coming yet hoped I was wrong. Cancer once ag...


January 22, 2020

Driving 101 in Life After 60

Us folks here in the South rarely get snow or ice, but when we do, for some strange reason it paralyzes our brains. 1/10 of an inch of either, leads to numerous accidents. And they repeat every...


From my days as a Medical Assistant: One of my patients today had a really funny comment.......”Men are like parking spaces at Wal-mart....All the good one’s are taken and the rest are handicappe...


A no-win situation. I have been there more times than I like to admit. And lately, it has been several days (maybe weeks). My latest trip involves, like many my age, health and medications. I ...


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...


January 17, 2020

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...


January 16, 2020

Lighten Up! in God, With Skin On

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...


January 15, 2020

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 ...


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