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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Of the many rights that have been given me, the Right To Remain Silent is one I often forget. Even more so now that I am a Senior. But then as a Senior, I tend to forget what I was planning to ...


February 06, 2020

Wavering Faith in God, With Skin On

Somedays my faith isn’t just wavering, it is waving. My former pastor used to say you can’t have a testimony without a test! I have never liked test. I could have been a straight-A student, ex...


February 06, 2020

Losing Battle in Life After 60

A woman marries a man expecting him to change, but doesn’t. A man marries a woman expecting she won’t change, and she does.—Those Unrealistic Expectation, they set us up for failure. Maybe that...


February 05, 2020

I am not perfect in God, With Skin On

One thing I have learned to admit when I am wrong. The trouble is, some folks don’t like to let me forget how wrong I am. I don’t live up to the standards some thing I should. But I decide...


February 05, 2020

Politics Aside in Life After 60

Politics have become a necessary evil. The sad part is as soon as the Presidental Election is over, they start running again, the day after. I am sick of the political ads. So let’s set polit...


One Nation to me implies in agreement. I am not sure that America has ever been in agreement since our Founding Fathers framed our Constitution. But I am almost certain we are nowhere near what ...


February 04, 2020

Terms of Endearment in Life After 60

I am amazed at how two people who once loved each other can become mortal enemies overnight. I am even more amazed at the fact I have survived 10 years of being single again. I have learned much...


“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 ...


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