Author Archives: Double K

“I Woke Up to the Sound of Pouring Rain”

“Washed away a dream of you.” – Skid Row It has been raining a lot lately, and maybe that’s why this song has been coming to the forefront of my mind more often lately.  But more likely it’s because this … Continue reading

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“Woke up to Reality”

“And found the future not so bright.” – Johnny Hates Jazz Ah, that’s a downer, man.  Why would someone write such a depressing lyric?  Sounds like someone who is hating life right now.  You know what else he hates?  He … Continue reading

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“The Real Battle Just Begun”

“(Sunday, bloody, Sunday) to claim the victory Jesus won.” – U2 A happy Easter to you all!  And a happy Easter to my beloved sincerelythe80s.com site that I haven’t posted in much the past few months.  The yearly celebration in … Continue reading

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“May the Good Lord Be With You…”

“Down every road you roam” – Rod Stewart This is my new buddy Alex. I wish I had thought to take a better picture, but I was too caught up in our conversation the other day to think about that.  … Continue reading

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My Grandma Ruby

In a break from my traditional type post, my grandma Ruby passed away last week at the age of 102, and I was afforded the honor and privilege of speaking at her funeral yesterday in Pawhuska, Oklahoma.  Below is my … Continue reading

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“And Now, I’m Glad I Didn’t Know…”

Not only one of the great county ballads, but one of the great musical ballads of all-time. Continue reading

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“Is It Any Wonder…”

“I’ve got too much time on my hands?” – Styx My grandma is 102 years old.  I’ve written about her before a few years ago in a post featuring John Mellencamp.  I’m still astounded in the life that she has … Continue reading

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“It’s Christmastime”

“There’s no need to be afraid.” – Band Aid My wife, daughter, and I attended Christmas eve mass with my parents for the first time in years.  It was a 4pm “family service” which felt like every single family in … Continue reading

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“Close Your Eyes, Baby. Follow My Heart.”

“Call on the memories here in the dark” – Ronnie Milsap My parents celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary this year.  It’s strange to look at pictures from 50 years ago when they were young, in love, and a whole future … Continue reading

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Awesome Keller and a Strong Two-Song Halloween Playlist

“He wears the same hat and sweater every single day.  And even if it’s hot, outside he wears it anyway!” My sister and brother-in-law have two amazing kids.  Their three-year old boy is a future crime-fighting vigilante or possibly a … Continue reading

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