Category Archives: Things I believe in

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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It Ain’t My Fault

It Ain’t My Fault by Brothers Osborne My wife and I just heard this song for the first time and instantly thought of it as the perfect theme song for our cottage at the children’s home where we work. But … Continue reading

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Measuring Character

   Cafe on the Corner by Sawyer Brown I was thumbing through some old CD’s the other day and came across one that I could really relate to. I hadn’t listened to a Sawyer Brown CD in years, but one … Continue reading

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Expressions of Depression

Sometimes I write things that I know nobody needs to read. But I need to write them just the same. They are expressions of my depression; they are the cries from the wilderness in which I often find myself; and … Continue reading

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Good Riddance

The song Good Riddance by Green Day has never really appealed to me till today. In fact, I learned to play the song on guitar because I really liked the parody by Tim Hawkins, “Things You Don’t say to Wife.” … Continue reading

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I Can See Clearly Now

The Song “I Can See Clearly Now” was written by Johnny Nash and released in 1972, but it remains one of my all time favorites. Click Here for Video Today is a beautiful day. The sun is out, a nice breeze … Continue reading

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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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