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By: ricderr, 4:45 PM GMT on March 13, 2015
There has been a lot of publicity lately surrounding police shooting unarmed citizens and also excessive use of force by police officers. I know there's been a lot made of race, however as much as that may be the case it is obvious these types of situations are occurring regardless of race. Yesterdays news included a story of two secret service agents who drunkenly crashed their car into a white house barricade and are on administrative leave. Many commented that if...
By: ricderr, 4:53 PM GMT on March 10, 2015
As many of you know our son Joe is autistic, has ADHD and brings joy to our lives everyday. Soon after Joe was first diagnosed, Jessica went back to school and obtained her second masters degree in Applied Behavior Analysis so she could work with Joe and his progression from first diagnosis to now is unbelievable. Well, that is except for behavior. Recently Joe's behavior at home and at school have become problematic, although not unusual for his diagnosis and we de...
By: ricderr, 11:53 PM GMT on February 28, 2015
The little miss turns 4 on Sunday. She was born five weeks early but except for some slight jaundice, she was as perfect as perfect can be.
She's the last for me. So she's been the last I've seen walk for the first time, learn to talk, all of her firsts are lasts for me. As she grows up I grow older and yet she keeps me young. These aching knees play horsey in her room. She won't let my arms grow tired as I hold her above me and spin her while lying on m...
By: ricderr, 4:23 PM GMT on February 25, 2015
I will get to today's question. It's just going to be in a round-about fashion.
The verdict came in yesterday for the killer of two men, the most famous being Chris Kyle, the former soldier of which the movie "American Sniper" was based on. The killer suffered from PTSD and had entered a not guilty plea by reason of insanity.
Excuse me while I jump on my soapbox.
Attention the US government. When we as a cou...
By: ricderr, 5:58 PM GMT on February 24, 2015
OH My FReaking GOld, the QOD two days in a row........
As many read and many hate, our good Doc's blog lately turns into the climate debate center day after day. Now i'm not defending AGW, although I feel man has a role in it nor am I attacking it, but come on folks day after day reading the same crap from both sides, well if I did have hair, I wouldn't.
Once in awhile though, someone comes prancing in the blog and throws out a bib...
Updated: 6:03 PM GMT on February 24, 2015