Portions, Lots, Lines and Pleasant Places

Psalm 16:5-8 — The Lord is my chosen portion and my cup; you hold my lot.The lines have fallen for me in pleasant places;  indeed, I have a beautiful inheritance. I bless the Lord who gives me counsel; in the night also my heart instructs me. I have set the Lord always before me; becauseContinue reading “Portions, Lots, Lines and Pleasant Places”

Three-Bagger Days — Hard But Not Bad

The one memory I have of my first Brawner Homes little league game — played away against Mitch & Bill’s Exxon, top of the second inning, score knotted 1-1, one out, runner on second — is of a pop fly hit to left field where I had been told to go stand. I had goneContinue reading “Three-Bagger Days — Hard But Not Bad”

HIPAA – HIPAA – Hooray!

While in a doctor office waiting room recently, having just updated my patient information on a new-fangled tablet device that registered specific details, including a few updates, took my copay on the spot, emailed me a receipt, and required me to check several boxes indicating my understanding of HIPAA (the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability ActContinue reading “HIPAA – HIPAA – Hooray!”

Perspective

Props to the Ohio State Buckeye footballers. Many go unnoticed who carry a heavy burden, with meager prospects, finding little joy along the way. These do not often or easily mix with others who are easily idolized and live in glamorous high castles. https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=10152611170409022&video_source=pages_finch_thumbnail_video Jacob Jarvis’ (and his younger brother’s) story is a hard one,Continue reading “Perspective”

Blogging-In the New Year . . . 2014 in Review

Year end greetings to all (nine) of my loyal followers. Ha ha! The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for WheeledWords (below). Though small in number, and dispersed from Alaska to “Schveeden,” we are a force to be reckoned with. Thanks for your interest in WheeledWords, begun just a year ago. IContinue reading “Blogging-In the New Year . . . 2014 in Review”

Really? Feeling a Bit Sick at the Moment.

I just read about an avid cyclist – a small bike shop owner and cycling advocate in Baltimore – who was struck by a motorist. The man was a husband and father. Forensics showed he was alive for some time after being struck. The motorist left the scene without tending to the man or callingContinue reading “Really? Feeling a Bit Sick at the Moment.”