Today’s Quote

"Knowing how to be solitary is central to the art of loving. When we can be alone, we can be with others without using them as a means of escape." -Gloria Jean Watkins aka bell hooks

Customs agent leads ‘double life’

"Suddenly, I felt the cold metal of a Browning automatic against my head. The hammer was back, and the safety was off. I knew that the slightest pressure from his finger would mean the end for me... (And) I wasn't ready to die."

The Origin of The McLendon Surname

With the exception of some minor grammar corrections, the following is a direct copy & paste from the website: https://www.electricscotlnd.com   There's a lot of info given below, yeah! Believe it or not, there's so much more. It gets difficult sifting through it all.  Any question you may have regarding this or any subject, please … Continue reading The Origin of The McLendon Surname

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Literature: Re-Read ‘Hondo’

In honor of his birthday, later this week on March 22nd, I'm re-reading 'Hondo', by one of my favorite authors, Louis L'Amour.   http://www.louislamour.com/aboutlouis/index.html

The Working Dog

When I was want to quit... When I think I'll just stay in bed today... W A couple looks of disgust, some whining, and a good old fashioned hard stare down deep into my eyes; dad... and few seconds of what sounds like yawning/howling which could only be the awful sound of a desperate dog … Continue reading The Working Dog

I’m Sharing: Crohn’s Disease, Colitis Tied to Anxiety in Study

An Article by Robert Preidt on the connection between anxiety and Crohn's disease as well as other IBD related illness.