- Tumbleweed, Washington,
- June 06
- Dr. Spudman's 44 Ripples of Hope Creations
- BANNER BY RICTRESA
I live on the border of Eastern Washington and Idaho. I have been a teacher, coach, and mental health worker. I make books for people and write some myself. I tutor a few people.
Come visit me at my website. It has some cool stuff. Scroll down to links and click on www.drspud44.net
MY RECENT POSTS
- Get Your Damn Ayn Rand
Worshiping Hands Off My
September 29, 2013 01:36PM
- Best Tip Ever: Ignore More
May 22, 2013 07:40PM
- Expand the Death Penalty
August 16, 2012 05:25PM
- Ichiro! Thanks For Everything
July 24, 2012 04:18PM
- His Screams Made No Noise
February 09, 2012 04:49PM
MY RECENT COMMENTS
- “Some events never leave
us. I read this , filled in
backstory, and felt
October 04, 2013 10:25AM
- “This post is right on
the mark. People who are
October 03, 2013 04:48PM
- “"What do you think? Does
being a shrill nag, to some
just go with
October 03, 2013 09:28AM
- “Pretty good article. I
will not go into it here but I
give you a very
October 02, 2013 08:53PM
- “Wow, you put a bunch of
work into this post with the
links. Perhaps, you
October 02, 2013 08:46PM
Dr. Spudman44's Links
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- MY LINKS
There were many great artists in my youth in music. Dylan, Donovan, Simon and Garfunkle are three that come to mind who were poets that put their poems into music. But to me the best of these type poetry genius writers and musicians was Cat Stephens. This first one is my… Read full post »
Well, I always hoped this day would never come. I have to show you something and hope you will someday find it in your heart to forgive me.
Scroll down slowly.
Just a bit more. I'm getting ready.
Thanks for your patience. … Read full post »
How many times have you heard this said: "Where are all the moderate Muslims ? Why don't they condemn the extremists?" Well, what about here in the good old U.S of A? How come these radicals are allowed to dominate so much and have been able to gather so much power/… Read full post »
You of a certain age and time surely remember the threat of the PERMANENT RECORD. We were constantly reminded that certain behaviors, both good and bad could end up on our PERMANENT RECORD. Tell that to a first grader who had got distracted at recess, pla/… Read full post »
“Help, Eddie has collapsed and I can't get him up,” the panicked voice of my neighbor Annie wailed over the phone.
I hit the icy steps at full speed , did a fancy spin or two and made it over to the gate at Annie and… Read full post »
It appears that our community is starting to offer free services. Many have been approached, it seems, with help with their English skills. Some of our members have taken the bold step of… Read full post »
A fast few minutes with babies.
"In the past quarter century, we exposed biases
against other races and called it racism and we exposed biases
against women and called it sexism. Biases against men we call
—Warren Farrell ,Women Can't Hear What Men Don't Say
This year I saw a woman in… Read full post »
College football is a great sport to watch. But how can a team that goes 14-0 just get a pat on the head and not a chance at playing for a national title? … Read full post »
I am going downhill fast. I live alone now and am quickly turning into that funny old guy I used to point at who trims his roses in Bermuda shorts, black knee high socks and a Hawaiian shirt. That will come soon. I already am… Read full post »
June Cleaver the ideal mother of the 1950's
I was a misogynist until a series of events transformed me. It took decades to fully scrape all the remnants out of the sexist bucket. I was never an overt violator but my resentment toward women was undercover and… Read full post »
Ideas are like
rabbits. You get a couple and learn how to handle them,and pretty
soon you have a dozen.
Welcome to the Tortilla Flats Wine Club. If you are in a hurry then come back later when you have…
Well, Verbal Remedy, with help and encouragement from many of you other OS clowns, got me kicked out of my home because of last night's party. "No good deed goes unpunished." I had to learn that terrible lesson yet again. I put all you piss ants on my cover and look… Read full post »
This is the Cover. You can be on it. Just add your name below in comments and I will put you on it at the end of the day. I want you all to experience the cover. Now knock it off and do something fun like read my… Read full post »
Let's have some amusement. How about one of my favorite jokes? Here we go.
I remember when I heard this story about one of the nuns who taught me in my one year at the Catholic school. She had went to the doctor for a simple physical. They did some… Read full post »
He knows the answer to the nagging question
always reproducing itself day after day
interrupting sleep night after night it repeats
Wanting, no daring, him for some answer
State your case you miserable wreck
You can't continue the obvious fake when… Read full post »
Johnny lives in a remote part of this remote Northern Idaho area. His house is like a fairy tale hovel. I always need my Vick's Vapor Rub before I venture into his world. I smear a glob on my nose to block out the overwhelming smell of puppy shit, bags of… Read full post »
Gaze upon the ripple I helped create
At a resting pool in the small creek
I stroked the lonely sleeping pebble
Before tossing it in the morning air
The pool woke up and took the hit
Sending out precisely designed lines
That moved as one… Read full post »
I hate to disappoint you but I am a lover not a fighter. Okay, I have said some rotten things to a few people but mostly the nuts from the Right who have to ruin our fun here. I mostly write stupid meaningless things so why… Read full post »
Getting you to come to church with me today is a dirty trick. No, No, don't storm off! There is a nationally recognized man of God speaking today as our guest pastor. Millions will listen to him today on television and radio, but we will hear him live. Here he comes,… Read full post »
Just a few more days
2009 Twist in the Wind and Die Slowly
Father Time, I can not be kind here. What excuses do you have, before I take you in a headlock and punch you in the face… Read full post »
“Warm piss down leg, that's your new Indian name,” were the first words I heard as I entered my home away from home, the county's one and only group home for the mentally ill this morning, the day before Christmas Eve.
“Well, Merry Christmas, to… Read full post »
Dear Friends: This is my gift to you. Because of your encouragement I have become a writer after years of dreaming, over the last year. This is the story I am most proud of creating. Grab a warm drink or glass of wine and enjoy a few minutes with a… Read full post »
“I told you she was coming, now didn't I?” Tanya said from her spot sitting with legs crossed on the kitchen floor.
“Yes, you did. You certainly did, “ I answered.
“What no joke, no smart remarks?” Tanya challenged as she… Read full post »
Okay, I confess to spinning a few tales over the last year here at OS. I won't admit that they were out and out lies, rather nice, innocuous embellishments but this one is real. You could definitely be forgiven if you put it in the hard to believe… Read full post »