These verses are from Psalm 57, and also appear as the first two in Psalm 108 with only one use of steadfast. Steadfast is also translated as Fixed. One commentator suggests the psalmist was wavering and declares that his heart is now settled, and fixed. The idea comes through that the psalmist’s heart is fully … More Faceless


“If a fabric is contaminated with mildew. . .” These days, with the internet and access to it, it doesn’t take a lot of searching to find out how-to guidance. I found a website that shows how to mix basic fabric dye colors to come up with hundreds of other colors. There are websites that … More Fabric


Tabby, a very old Maine Coon cat,  is laying on the day bed in the corner of my ham shack. She looks up occasionally. She doesn’t say anything about the way the shack looks. It’s messy. And she doesn’t seem to mind that I’m sitting here at my radio station, listening to music. Although, no … More Messy


Over the years a number of musicians have recorded the Christian worship song Above All. One of my favorite artists is Randy Travis. You can hear his rendition on YouTube here Above All. Here are the lyrics to Above All, which I obtained at lyricsmode: Read through them and tell me if you find something is missing. Comment … More Above


Midlife Crisis. One of mine came on as a bit of a jolt. As it turned out, the crisis became an opportunity, eventually, for a great restart. “What’s a midlife crisis? It’s the stuff of jokes and stereotypes—the time in life when you do outrageous, impractical things like quit a job impulsively, buy a red … More Restart


A cold wind blew up Main Street as I walked past Lassen High School. The dimly lite street lamps cast shadows that danced in the wind. Susanville’s streets were clear of ice and snow, yet few cars were out; it was after six o’clock and the few stores in the downtown were closed. People say … More Dim

How Rude!

The word for the day is “rube.” I’ve heard it used before, but not recently. The quick definition provided by my MacBook Air Widget is “Country Bumpkin.” Seriously! Totally insensitive! Rude! In a world of increasing insistence on civility,