I remember, one night years ago, sitting in a theater with a couple of guys waiting for a movie to start. We were laughing about something or other while the theater played a local radio station in the background. The lyrics of a song unexpectedly grabbed my attention, and I was immediately sucked in. I had never heard this song before, but the message was clear and spoke to me like few songs do.
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Gruntbuggly

I ended up in Williamsburg with the family for a neat getaway, and stayed at a swanky resort. I requested top floor accommodations so that nobody would be stomping on my ceiling, a relatively common irritation. The hosts were happy to oblige, but failed to offer one important tidbit of information: our particular building had no elevator. So up we trudged, kitchen sink and all. As I was still fresh out of the operating room, I was not supposed to pick up anything heaver than a booger - but that did not stop most of the family from allowing me to carry nearly everything up …
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Spies Like Us

I find myself constantly looking for ways to make more efficient use of my time. Over the years I’ve tried a lot of things: little green memorandum books in the military, electronic assistants, Ecco Pro, day planners, purple program, ToDoTxt … they each had two things in common: they each worked to some degree none of them “stuck” and I ended up ignoring them This year, my wife started something new - and I followed suit.
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Drained

So, following surgery to remove my gall bladder, I have been in a bit of pain. Perhaps not very manly to say so. I did find out that my situation was not quite normal. Apparently the last attack (which placed me back in the hospital) caused enough trouble to my organs that even a week later they were swollen and irritated. That explained my gut looking distended, pain when moving around, and feeling bloated.
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Grenade!

Generally speaking, weapons are not allowed in hospitals. In some places, combining the two will land you in jail (if not the mortuary). Nevertheless, I found out today that after making a donation to Forsyth Medical Center, the staff will happily send you home with your very own grenade! Their give-away version will be missing its detonator, and you will of course have to source your own explosive. If you fail to provide these components, the best you are likely achieve upon throwing one is causing others to vomit.
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When I find a resource on the interwebs that I use more than once, I create a bookmark to keep it close at hand. Just like everybody else. It works great. Except that, of course, also like most everyone else, I use Firefox for some sites and Google Chrome for others - depending on which site works in which browser. And then I have both a laptop and a desktop. And a Chromebook.
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Rolling Stones

After spending a wonderful weekend at the coast (maybe more on that later), I figured I may as well celebrate coming home. So that’s exactly what I did; my wife and I enjoyed the night in a cozy single bed rent-a-room down in Winston-Salem. I took full advantage of my time there and let loose lots of loud moaning. And we prayed together. In the end, I don’t really recommend this particular rental for your next getaway.
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Dewey Hylton

Child of God, saved by grace.

Husband, father,
amateur photographer, VW enthusiast.

Jack of all trades, master of …
well, perhaps a few things.

Infrastructure Engineer

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