“A NOBLE, BUT SQUELCHED, EFFORT”

“A NOBLE, BUT SQUELCHED, EFFORT”

May. 4, 2021 by

         Fourteen years ago I traveled to North Carolina to give a kidney to my sister, Kris.  She and “George” (the name she gave to the kidney for whatever reason)

“A DIFFERENT KIND OF FOOD FIGHT”

“A DIFFERENT KIND OF FOOD FIGHT”

Apr. 27, 2021 by

[NOTE: This blog appeared in the “Monday Morning Mailing” (“MMM”) for April 26, 2021.  –KK]       On Saturday, when I started to work on this “MMM,” I had no ideas

“Little Things Mean a Lot”

“Little Things Mean a Lot”

Apr. 21, 2021 by

         My wife Evelyn has physical therapy sessions three days a week at a facility about 15 minutes from where we live.  The sessions are just shy of an hour,

“Shoved Down Our Throats”

“Shoved Down Our Throats”

Apr. 13, 2021 by

         It came up again last night.   Every time it comes up, the guilt in me resurfaces.          That age-old excuse that parents use for not teaching their children the

The Stimulus Quandary”

The Stimulus Quandary”

Apr. 6, 2021 by

         Our Government stimulus “checks” have arrived (technically, direct-deposit).  Each of the three of us got our $1,400, including 19-year-old daughter Karlyn.          Make no mistake – it’s nice to

“The Suez Canal, Eggs, and Baskets”

“The Suez Canal, Eggs, and Baskets”

Mar. 30, 2021 by

            I had no idea that we depended so much on the Suez Canal.             After the news broke about the Empire State Building-sized cargo vessel being stuck diagonally in

“Put It Back!!”

“Put It Back!!”

Mar. 23, 2021 by

         Is that so difficult?  What is there about those three little words that’s so incredibly incomprehensible?  All I know is that, based on what I witness around the house,

“Verizon Vent, Part 2”

“Verizon Vent, Part 2”

Mar. 16, 2021 by

Epilogue: Switching Over          About two weeks ago this blog carried the story of how we (Evelyn and I) became Xfinity customers after several frustrating experiences trying to get Verizon

“Providing for Persistent Problems”

“Providing for Persistent Problems”

Mar. 9, 2021 by

         A detail stood out to me as I was reading the scripture reference for my devotional reading this morning (Tuesday).  It comes from Numbers 21.4b-9.  The scene is the

“Verizon Vent”

“Verizon Vent”

Mar. 4, 2021 by

         [Note: I was tempted to post this on my Facebook page, but I really only need to get it out of my system, so I’ll post it here where