Category Archives: Things I believe in

Crusty Tea

I seem to be getting a reputation for writing funny (or stupid) little songs. So now I actually have people coming up to me saying, “Hey Ken you should write a song about . . .”  Recently one of my … Continue reading

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Lost Boy by Ruth B

As a 51 year old man surrounded by a bunch of adolescent children, I rarely share their taste in music. However, the teenagers have turned me onto one song that I find quite moving: Lost Boy by Ruth B. I imagine most … Continue reading

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Goosfraba: Dealing with Anger

Everybody has to deal with anger, but in a household with at least 5 teenage girls and one adult woman, there is hardly ever a passing moment when somebody isn’t ticked off somebody (mainly me) or something. I don’t think … Continue reading

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Loving Enough to Let Go

True love is not selfish. True love will seek the welfare of the one we love above our own desires. It’s been well over two decades now, but I can scarcely think of the event without tearing up. My daughter … Continue reading

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Yazoo

I (G) met a girl in (Cadd9) Morrilton, She’s as (G) pretty as can (D) be. She (G) makes me feel on (Cadd9) top of the world Every (D) time she’s with (G) me. Chorus: Ya-(G) zoo, Ya- (Cadd9) zoo … Continue reading

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A Crash Course in Character Building

Today, a picture on Facebook once again started me reminiscing of the days when I was young. We all go through all sorts of phases of development in life. Each of these phases makes it’s own contribution in making us … Continue reading

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Dealing With Pain You Can’t Explain

I just saw this quote by Robin Williams on social media and felt compelled to write something. Pain takes all sorts of shapes and forms, but some of the worst pain is hard to explain because it only exist in the … Continue reading

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When Our Rights Trample the Rights of Others

I do my best to live according to what is known as the golden rule: “So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you (Mt. 7:12).” This rule accepts the facts that we don’t always agree with … Continue reading

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Dealing with our Shortcomings

A couple of days ago there was an explosion in my house.  The people in my family are  “bottlers” meaning when something makes us angry we bottle it up and hope it goes away. That way we don’t offend each other or hurt … Continue reading

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My First Grandchild: Grace Renee Adams

Well not everything turned out like I was hoping.  Tabitha started contractions on her birthday (the  18th), but they were  consistent enough for her to stay at the hospital. But they were consistent enough to cause Tabitha a lot of … Continue reading

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