Month: June 2010

McDonald’s, McChrystal, And Miscellaneous Mish-Mash

when to order Lyrica level I haven’t ranted in awhile… What exactly constitutes news? The local Fox channel lead their nine o’clock news last night with some inane story about a guy who looks like a character from Deliverance complaining that a McDonald’s talking toy taught his kid a cuss word. His little boy said some four-letter word and the man was aghast. He asked the kid where he learned the word, so the little cusser handed him the toy. The man listened to it and then promptly contacted McDonald’s. (Apparently, he contacted Fox 4, as well.) The toy in question is a talking...

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My Double Dad Blessing: A Father’s Day Card

When it comes to dads, I have been doubly blessed. First, there is the Dad I had but never appreciated until it was too late. I wish I could wish him a happy Father’s Day as a son truly grateful for the man he is, rather than as a numb skull kid who had not yet grown enough in the britches to realize what he had. Dad is gone and he isn’t coming back. I will catch up to him one of these days and then I will say the things that need saying, like, “I love you and...

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Nobody Knows Nothin’

I remember when I was a boy and hung on every word my Dad said as though it were an edict from God Himself. If Dad said it worked this way, then that’s how it worked. If he said something really meant something else, then I knew that I knew the real meaning of whatever that something was. What I didn’t know then that I am only beginning to understand now is what an enormous burden that was for him to carry…for any Dad or Mom or pastor or president or CEO of  an oil company whose mishap is...

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