Category Archives: Things I believe in

My Love for Music

A song lives forever and never ever dies Sings enemies together and touches so many lives Words and melody will always be, long after we’re gone Oh, how I wish I could live the life of a song –Written by … Continue reading

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Step Dad

Today I had to take a load of Beer up to Mountain View, Arkansas which probably would have no significance at all, if I hadn’t learned a while back that this is where my former Step dad now lives. My … Continue reading

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Time

My second grandchild was born Friday morning June 15 and as I was driving down the road the song, “Time in a Bottle” by Jim Croce came into my mind from out of nowhere. Jim Croce was a very talented … Continue reading

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Life Changes

May 5th was my wife and I’s 28th wedding anniversary and we went to one of my favorite parks to spend the weekend together. I usually wake up very early, while it is still dark outside, and I spend some … Continue reading

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A True Friend

A True friend . . . Accepts you even when you disagree. Doesn’t think you’re stupid even when you do stupid things. Believes in you even when you’ve lost faith in yourself. Listens even when you don’t know what you’re … Continue reading

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The Greatest Woman

The greatest woman has stood by my side She held my hand as when I sat and cried. She didn’t have any answers to give No words of wisdom by which I should live. She didn’t pretend to know what … Continue reading

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Calming the Demons

Depression is a very hard thing to deal with. Sometimes the thoughts become so overwhelming people resort to desperate means to end the misery. I suffer from depression and sometimes it can be severe. I don’t have the money or insurance to seek professional help. I don’t want be another Ginny pig for the glorified drug dealers to experiment on. Nor can I afford to stay in the hospital especially when doing so would probably cause me to lose my job anyway. After all, nobody wants a suicidal person working for them. Of course losing my job would probably just push me over the edge. Writing my thoughts down and sharing with others seems to help more than anything else that is available to me. Which is the reason for this poem. Continue reading

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Early Memories of Music (Part 2)

I must have been about 11 years old when I was first exposed to the rock group Kiss, but I was a big fan even before I heard any of their music. It must have been the album cover of … Continue reading

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Early Memories of Music (Part 1)

Music has always conjured up early memories of my life. When anybody moves around as much as I have, it’s very difficult to remember the chronological order of events. A few years ago, I tried to make a list of … Continue reading

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The Christmas Flu

Today is finally Christmas But we’re not sure what to do The guys are just sitting around Cause the women have the flu. There’ll be no turkey dinner And no football on TV Nobody’s opening presents And it’s quiet as … Continue reading

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