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I am a member of the church of Christ. I have been writing things since I was little. Some have been printed, some posted. I write to teach or encourage; to blow off steam; and for fun! I had my own motorcycle in my 40s; I was a bluegrass music DJ for about 13 years; I've performed some. I am a member of the NRA. In 2003 (age 59), I became high partial legally blind; in 2005, I had to get hearing aids! Franklin Field said: "Poor eyes limit your sight; poor vision limits your deeds". And no kidding, the picture was made April, 2012!

Sunday, January 24, 2010


Didn't plan to post so many today, but since I don't feel like doing much ... here's another dose for ya'. I've got most of author Henry Kisor's books, and was happy that he has not 1 but 2 blogs! Reading today on about trains, and the one just previous to that, about his being deaf, reminded me of "A Little Bit Fine" that I wrote April 29, 2007. (Yes, I have a slight hearing loss, including having hearing aids. Groan. Whine.)

A little bit deaf, a little bit blind, a little bit fat, a little bit fine!
Some things I have, some things not - the things I have, better use what I've got! Got some hearing. Got some sight, got some energy. Better do right!
Gonna be fine if I exercise. Use residual hearing - the same with eyes.
Polarized glasses, visors, too, and help for my ears so I understand you!
Sit close together. Sit nearby. Sit next to me - conversations high!
Touching works fine. Brain's intact. I'm mostly OK. Not much I lack!
Handicapped? You talking to me? There's other ways to hear and see.
Eye surgeries and hearing aids - I see and hear a little. I've got it made!

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