Author Archives: Double K

“A Long December and There’s Reason to Believe”

One of my all-time favorite tweets came from The Counting Crows on January 1 of this year (see above). Unfortunately, 2021 really hasn’t been better. I lost a dad. I lost a co-worker. I had friends who lost relatives. And … Continue reading

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“Is It All in That Pretty Little Head of Yours?”

“What goes on in that place in the dark?” – Elvis Costello Yesterday morning I walked in the annual “Walk to End Alzheimer’s.” They didn’t have it last year. COVID you know. It was a short walk that lasted all … Continue reading

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“Each Day As I Grow Older”

“The nights are getting colder. Someday the sun will shine on me.” – Frankie Valli I started this blog as a way to capture memories and sometimes random thoughts and occasionally dedications. My dad passed away about 12 days ago … Continue reading

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“Love is Not a Cage. Love is Not a Path”

“Love’s a steady hand waiting for the storm to pass.” – NEEDTOBREATHE When you sit in a nursing home room with someone under hospice care you notice everything. The loose handle on the large brown portable clothes closet. The dead … Continue reading

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“It Won’t Be Easy, But I Gotta Be Strong”

If I wanna cry, I don’t need your shoulder.” – Vixen I love the Olympics. Always have, and this year I am greatly enjoying the momentary distractions it is providing me amongst the chaos that is currently surrounding my life. … Continue reading

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“But Time Makes You Bolder”

“Even children get older. And I’m getting older too.” – Stevie Nicks As I sat in hospital room 625 next to my dad’s bed the other night, he looked straight ahead and said “Sometimes I wonder why God still has … Continue reading

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“Tongue-tied and Twisted”

“Just an earth-bound misfit, I.” – Pink Floyd The title today (and subsequent line) is actually one of my favorites from any 80’s song ever. What’s crazy is that I’ve never been a fan of Pink Floyd. And to be … Continue reading

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“Intensify Security”

“Break the chains that hold me down.” – Platinum Blonde I just finished reading another book by Donald Miller. I say “another” like I’ve read ten of his books or something, but this is actually only my second Donald Miller … Continue reading

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“Now, red, white, black, tan, yellow, or brown,”

“It really doesn’t matter, we can all get down” – Digital Underground Last Friday morning I told my twenty-something-year-old co-worker that it was a sad day in the music world, and then I asked her did she knew who “Shock … Continue reading

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“Running Just As Fast As We Can”

“Holding onto one another hands.” – Tiffany I can’t run as fast I used to be able to. I turned 50 a few weeks ago. I don’t really feel any different than I did when I was 49, but yet … Continue reading

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