Monthly Archives: June 2009

Parable: Wine and Cheese in the Desert

A friend at work has been having trouble sleeping lately. He’s been waking up in the middle of the night and not being able to go back to sleep for a couple of hours. During one of these episodes last

Posted in hope

"Here’s your unusable advice. Good luck!"

I gained 75 lbs in a short period of time after I quit smoking. I’ve had every test in the world, and no one can figure out why. I’m also getting unexplained rashes and staph and yeast skin infections in

Posted in fat, health, weight loss

The Path Late Traveled?

Time to change my lifeAlmost 40, time to wifeRun away from strife Hoping union staysThe endless rollout of daysAnd lame toil, I pray Do I really want this?Societal pressures, Miss?Seal it with a kiss Plow ahead, don’t stopBroken dreams and

Posted in poetry, relationships

Child Pornography Exposes

While reading something else (I don’t remember what) last weekend, I found a link to a letter entitled An Insight into Child Porn posted at WikiLeaks. Traffic to the letter was so heavy for the first two days that I

Posted in news, pornography

To Cut or Not to Cut?

The decision to circumcise your new baby boy is difficult for many parents. Religious, emotional, naturalistic, societal, hygiene, parental personal motivations, and side-effect concerns are a part of a decision that will affect your child for the rest of his

Posted in health, moms, news, parenthood

Woman Dies in Cage in Arizona Desert

The Associated Press reports on the case of a State of Arizona prisoner Marcia Powell, an inmate placed in an unshaded “outdoor detention enclosure” (i.e. cage) for twice as long as regulations dictated and died of heat-related causes the next

Posted in health, law, news

The $25 Gift Card Apology

June 22, 2009 Today I had a chat with an ethnic Chinese gentleman who works at the same customer site I do. Our usual habit is to discuss the differences we’ve experienced between cultures. He came from Malaysia, has worked

Posted in hope, relationships

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