Tragedy of the day

How I hate it when I read these things . . . 🙁 A man from Natchez, MS shot and killed his wife when he mistook her for an intruder. There are so many things one could say . . . but I’ll say only this. If you hear a noise in your home you’d better be very, VERY sure of your gun-handling skills and knowledge of tactics before you go looking for trouble. It might be your wife, or kids, or some completely innocent noise. If you decide to go looking, tell the rest of your family to stay

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Sam The Sex God

I spent several years in part-time and full-time work as a prison chaplain. Lawdog‘s been bugging me to share more about those years, which I’ll do from time to time in this blog. I’ve written a memoir of those years for which I’m trying to find a publisher, so keep your fingers crossed. The incident below is taken from that book, which is tentatively titled ‘Walls, Wire, Bars And Souls’. One of the major issues in prison is inmate sanity. A large proportion of the hardened criminals in high-security institutions are mentally unstable, to say the least. Some are downright

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Doofus of the Day #1

This will be a regular feature. Now and again human stupidity gets the upper hand. What am I saying? Human stupidity gets the upper hand just about all the time! For today’s dose, I give you the two gentlemen who decided to use a .357 Magnum revolver in a tattoo parlor. They attempted to trace the outline of the revolver on the skin to use it as a template for a tattoo. I think you can guess what happened next. Both gentlemen are now in hospital. Am I the only one who thinks that we taxpayers are going to have

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Well, here I am

I’ve been threatened with all sorts of terrible fates by my friends JPG, Holly, Lawdog and others if I don’t start blogging sometime. Lawdog’s already had a few of my stories on his blog from time to time. Eventually I decided to take the plunge and start my own blog. I hope you enjoy the ride-along. Expect the eclectic. I have wide tastes and wider fantasies. I enjoy the quirky, the weird and the oddball. I daresay I’ll be referencing most of them on this blog from time to time. I’ll also be posting occasionally about my writing and hopes

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