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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March 12, 2020

Pandemic in Life After 60

Toilet Paper and hand sanitizer shortages. Personally I am more concerned about a two week supply of food. They make a neat little item called bar soap to wash my hands with, and right now it’s...


These are confusing times in Christianity. We are taught to love one another, to accept everyone, and judge no one. The Golden Rule applies to everyone, except those of different race, religion...


March 10, 2020

Who's to blame? in Life After 60

Many sources credit Benjamin Franklin with being the first to suggest seasonal time change. However, the idea voiced by the American inventor and politician in 1784 can hardly be described as fun...


The proverbial question, what is the meaning of life? It has taken me almost 62 years to understand that question. At least to me, it is not so much the meaning but what makes me happy in life....


March 05, 2020

Reality in God, With Skin On

Reality is hard to face at times. But then it’s not like we have a choice. Living in the land of denial doesn’t work. And when it comes to my Faith, some days it just seems to be on vacation. ...


March 03, 2020

Reality in God, With Skin On

Reality is had to face at times. But then it’s not like we have a choice. Living in the land of denial doesn’t work. And when it comes to my Faith, some days it just seems to be on vacation. ...


March 03, 2020

Memory in Life After 60

I have been taken a course in weather forecasting for the last month. Trying to prepare for the final exam is a challenge. It has a lot to do with memorization. The strange thing is, some of ...


I don’t really understand why anyone would spend billions of dollars to win an office that only pays $400,000 a year. It just doesn’t seem like a good return on one’s investment. Maybe that is ...


February 27, 2020

A House Divided in God, With Skin On

Christ taught this principle in Matthew 12 and Abraham Lincoln used the same idea after he had accepted the Illinois Republican Party’s nomination as that state’s US senator. Both men were wise ...


February 27, 2020

The Age Of Technology in Life After 60

How did we ever survive without smartphones, Alexa or Google Home? The internet allows us to have access to just about anything we choose 24/7. And if I miss one of my favorite shows, I can str...


February 24, 2020

Unalienable Rights in Life After 60

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursui...


February 21, 2020

Silence in God, With Skin On

Somedays there just isn’t anything to say. It’s not life is too hard or that everything is going my way. Just sometimes there is silence inside my head. As is today. I shall enjoy it. ...


February 21, 2020

The Russians Are Coming in Life After 60

2020 and with the Presidental election coming in November those Russians are at it again. But just what are they doing? I am still trying to figure out how they are influencing the outcome. Un...


February 20, 2020

Politics in Life After 60

Yes, I know the golden rule of friendship. Never date your friend’s ex. And right up there with it, never discuss politics, unless you are prepared for a fight. I am thinking for all indic...


Revenge is a dish best served cold. Unless you are the one dispensing the dish and then it’s more like some like it hot. Nothing worse than a luke-warm beer. (okay there are millions of things...


February 19, 2020

Death with Dignity in God, With Skin On

Okay, faithful readers, you know how I feel about death. I will not go gently into that good night. No, I will fight the death angel all the way to the Pearly Gates. Streets of God sounds nice...


February 19, 2020

Drum Roll Please in Life After 60

There is always, (well maybe not) more than one way to do something right. I work for a school in the IT Department. Changing out computers is one of those necessary evils. The physical chang...


There has been a long-standing war between Christians. None of the different camps can agree on unity, which is really sad, because that is what Jesus prayed for the night He was betrayed. Iron...


February 18, 2020

Election 2020 in Life After 60

I can not escape this darn Election stuff no matter how hard I try. Yes, Democracy is a wonderful thing, and every vote should count. Exercise your right, regardless of which side you are on. ...


February 17, 2020

But God! in God, With Skin On

Two traveling angels stopped to spend the night in the home of a wealthy family. The family was rude and refused to let the angels stay in the mansion’s guestroom. Instead, the angels were given ...


February 17, 2020

Freedom of Expression in Life After 60

One never gives much thought to their rights until someone opposes them. And many of them are under attack today. Freedom of expression refers to the ability of an individual or group of indivi...


Love comes in many different forms. But unconditional love is a rare find these days. The writer of Proverbs wrote, Whoso findeth a wife findeth a good thing, and obtaineth favour of the Lord. ...


February 14, 2020

Valentines Day in Life After 60

The third most procrastinated day for men. What is it about the male species that causes us to wait until Feb 14th to order flowers, pick out a card, and try to make dinner reservations? And FY...


February 13, 2020

Thermostat in Life After 60

I never understood women (and never will) and this whole hot flash syndrome. That is until I started taking blood pressure medication. I would go from hot to cold to hot in a matter of seconds....


February 13, 2020

This Is A Test in God, With Skin On

In case I haven’t said it, I hate tests! Don’t care what type they are, I hate them. In my case instead of proving how smart I am they show I dumb I am. What amazes me that some material I can...


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