Do Not Die Before I Stop Talking!
My 47-year-old father’s death crushed me harder than anything I went through while I was in Vietnam. Cemeteries are the landlords of our lifeless bodies. Inside each casket, you will find a lifetime of memories, if only the residents could talk. For many of us, they also contain the answers to many unspoken questions.Read full story
Election Debate Moderators Need to Pitch Hard Questions Instead of Tossing Slow-Pitch Mudballs
If you don't ask the right questions, you will always get the wrong answers. Source: http://Photo by Yogendra Singh via Unsplash. Ken is a retired entrepreneur. He is married with two adult children and nine grandchildren. He loves traveling and any beach that has sand.Read full story
What Statistics Show Us Exactly When We Cast Aside Honor, Dignity, Morals, Ethics, and Scruples for Weaker Laws?
Are our politicians to blame for weakened laws, rampant drugs, and unconscionable killings?. Let me see now, what am I missing? I remember being raised to "Honor Thy Father And Thy Mother." I firmly believe in this Commandment. Don’t you? I mean, who in their right mind would disrespect their parents? I can guarantee that none of us came out of the womb and decided to dishonor our parents.Read full story
The Lies of a Combat Soldier in Vietnam
When writing home from a war zone, don’t tell them the truth. Ken is a disabled American combat veteran of the Vietnam War. He was awarded the Purple Heart medal and the Bronze Star with V device medal.Read full story
A Wide Variety of Websites are Willing to Pay You to Write for Them
Workers and Followers are Needed Everywhere These Days. NewsBreak requires 100 followers and at least 10 published articles before they will let me participate in their earnings program. Needless to say, when I sign on each morning and start my workday, the first order of business is to check my Monetization stats, to see what happened overnight.Read full story
Post-Traumatic Stress Is A Syndrome
Yes, it IS possible to control Post-Traumatic Stress… I do it every day!. Unrecognizable man talking to a female psychologist — Courtesy: Pexels.com. Before I go much farther, a bit of background is in order here: I have Post Traumatic Stress! I have had Post-Traumatic Stress since 1967. I didn’t realize it, however, until much later. My first counseling session didn’t happen until 1980.Read full story
It’s Harvest Time in Southern Indiana
That means great food, great sounds, plenty of art, and of course, rides for the kids. Harvest time is here! There are plenty of cities, towns, and municipalities throughout southern Indiana — and, no doubt, the rest of the country — where farmers are harvesting their crops of wheat, barley, corn, pumpkins, tobacco, and soybeans, among others, in preparation of getting their goods ready to sell on the market.Read full story
The Housing Market Was Scorching Hot Through September
There has never been a better time than right now to sell your home. There is nothing tepid about the housing market in the metropolitan Louisville, Kentucky area, nothing at all.Read full story
How You Can Improve Your Skills With the Proper Writing Tools
Today has been an eye-opener for me. I just learned two tips that are helping me become better known to my readers. The first daily tip I picked up came from an article I read, published by Jay Krasnow. In the article, titled: Use This Google Hack To Find Hard-To-Locate Information Quickly," Jay explains the way he searches on Google.Read full story
Being Suddenly Scared is Called Piloerection
Fright inspires the flight-or-fight instinct in us. Most people I know have a mild startle reaction when they are suddenly surprised by someone or something. Not me! I breakdance into all sorts of contortions and frozen gyrations!Read full story
The Defeat Of Four Traits Will Usher In A New Era Of American Politics!
POLITICS | GOVERNMENT | FREEDOM | IDEAS | WRITE HERE | HUMAN PARTS. The Defeat Of Four Traits Will Usher In A New Era Of American Politics!. The defeat of fake news, fear, persuasion, and distraction will bring a new form of government to our country.Read full story
Fend for Yourself is an Old Way of Parenting
PARENTING | EDUCATION | LIFE | LIFE LESSONS | NON-FICTION. Why raise a child, only to let them F.F.Y. when we die?. Courtesy: Gordon Johnson • USA • via PixabayCourtesy: Gordon Johnson • USA • via Pixabay.Read full story
We Remain Married For 46 (70) Years… And Still Counting
We Have Been Married For 46 (70) Years… And Still Counting. Actually, 71 years, but the first 25 years kinda sorta don’t count!. The first time I met my future wife, I had fallen on top of her, when we were simultaneously tossed out of a wagon together. I was the lucky one because I landed on top of her, our heads bumped at the wrong angle, and she got a cut forehead, which left a nice little scar for proof. I was 3, and she was 2!Read full story
I Could Kick Myself!
While I was in Vietnam, my folks would write and tell me not to let it change me, as if I had a choice in the matter!. Most of what is written here were taken from notes I wrote to myself back in 1987, some 20 years after I left the war zone. They were an effort to relieve some of the PTSD symptoms I was experiencing. I have intentionally left these notes unedited, for the reader to see the true emotions of what I was feeling at the time.Read full story
Bah, Humbug! Beware The Charlatans Driving Trojan Horses!
Bah, Humbug! Beware of Charlatans Driving Trojan Horses!. Beware of Trojan HorsesPhoto by KEMAL HAYIT from Pexels. Trust is of the utmost importance to us, and our society as well!Read full story