11/22/16 Yep! Super Moon Blues

This past week had the Super Moon phenomenon. It was the closest the moon has been to the earth since 1948, nearly 20,000 miles closer than normal. I had super pains, too. I have definitely seen a correlation between the full moon and hyper-CLL symptoms, and the week leading up to the super moon and…

9/28/16 The Lesser Evil

We always want the lesser of two evils, but we wind up with evil either way. It is not a pretty picture. “I have carefully examined the two evils facing me,” said one valiant sport, a real self-starter, “and I have decided to select the greater one just so I can see what I am…

3/9/16 Sow the Wind

Hosea 8:7 For they have sown the wind, and they shall reap the whirlwind: it hath no stalk; the bud shall yield no meal: if so be it yield, the strangers shall swallow it up. It’s worse than simply the whirlwind. Read it again. It’s not just sowing the wind. Having been sown, the wind…

My First Vote

[This was first published in 2007] In 1975 I turned 18 years old. Being the political animal I was (and still am) I immediately went and registered to vote, looking forward to casting my first vote as a member of the responsible member of the nation’s electorate. I intended to take this responsibility seriously. I…