Political Poetry

A little poetry here and there can bring a smile and lift a care.  It can sometimes bring some anger to; along with joy it can make you blue.  But what’s in a few lines of jest?-some humor, some rancor, some disagreement at best.  So accept this prose for whatever its worth until my creativity(…)

Nothing “Budget” Truth

All Republicans please stand.  Would you please raise your right hand?  Do you swear to tell the whole truth and “nothing budget truth” so help me God?  Republicans-“I do”. No truth in budgeting has been the Republican mantra for some time now.  They have always touted the position of social conservatism and the ability to(…)

Poems for Parenting

Excerpted from the parenting Book written by                                                                            Donald L. Gandy Beginning the Process Like planting a tree so it will grow, You plant your child so she will go In a right direction to survive life best. God will direct her and do the rest. Consider what you eat and consider lifestyle To prepare(…)

Immigration-I Got an Idea

There is much talk on the landscape about securing the border and how some immigrants could be a plus for the United States and its future.  The bigger question that’s always begging an answer is how do we effectively secure the border and how do we draw the path that brings the undocumented into our(…)

Organic Food-My Take on It

I’m not at all suggesting that if you eat organic foods you will live longer or all of your health issues will suddenly disappear.  I have switched to organic-all of mine didn’t nor do I anticipate living longer for having switched to organics.  I’m a reasonably healthy individual but there is also room for improvement. (…)

Positive Parenting

There are certain things you don’t do with your children or for your children if you love them. There are certain behavior patterns you won’t fail to correct in your children if you are properly disciplining them. There are certain things you won’t leave your children (in another person’s care) to go and do. The(…)

The recipe for raising a child

I am convinced beyond any reasonable doubt that positive parenting can be achieved in our present day society and children can be successfully raised with the ability to make the transition from childhood to adulthood; intact and endowed with the potential to be effective contributors to the good of society. I am also convinced beyond(…)

So; you think you’re raising children?

Just how well are you doing at your parenting job? You’re a six foot, four inch male, weighing 242 pounds and can’t tell your five foot, five inch son, weighing 129-pounds what to do and he listens to you.You’re a five foot, ten inch woman, weighing 147 pounds and can’t tell your 5 foot, two(…)