Random List Archive

“God never ends anything on a negative; God always ends on a positive.” ~Edwin Louis Cole

The title of this post is kind of funny (no, not “ha ha” funny), a quote coming from the founder of the Christian Men’s Network who died with cancer and a broken back. I would say that … well … yeah, God does end some things on a negative. Speaking of negatives … I am going to

Too much time on her hands …

Obviously, one of my (truth be told, “favorite”) readers has way too much time on her hands. She actually reads my blog … This is from the mailbag today: Happy New Year! or whatever ….. These issues were left unresolved in 2013. I do expect an update on these in the very near future! Coke


I suck as a blogger recently, I get that. Yeah, a lot is going on and I really need to share more. For me, if not for you. I recently gave a two hour talk to a graduate class at a local college, on growth attenuation. I then went back two weeks later to moderate

How I love quickies …

You know, those forty-five minutes of intense passion … wait, I digress. Not those quickies, just a quick post. (Two in one day, Single Dad must be feverish). Funny and poignant Yesterday, Napoleon left the following comment on an old post which was about an incident with me and a social worker: When my daughter

Higher and deeper

If you are not following Kelly and Christopher in their latest adventure, you are missing a blog of an amazing woman and her severely disabled son. You need to read the last handful of posts concerning looking for / placing Chris in a residence. Trust me. On the other end of the spectrum, there is

Kasha in my head

So many things confuse me. This article starts out with “A grizzly bear attacked seven teenagers in Alaska, injuring four of them …” Are we to assume that the grizzly only verbally attacked the other three? This past weekend, in my hometown, there was another one of those disabled kid and parent murder-suicide attempt things.

“Coincidence is the word we use when we can’t see the levers and pulleys.” ~Emma Bull

I have pretty much tried to stay out of all the stuff going on with that Bunny puke guy and the iPad controversy. The part that does intrigue me is that people are amazed that someone within “our community” would, in fact, be a puke (and I have no clue if, in fact, he has

“I got kicked out of ballet class because I pulled a groin muscle. It wasn’t mine.” ~Rita Rudner

Ever feel like you were being pulled in twenty directions? That’s what it is like around here. Tomorrow I am driving, sans Pearlsky, to see my mom (about 5 hours) and to do assorted household tasks for her. Until dad’s passing 8 months ago, she has never lived on her own. So a day of