Husbands, Wives

A study of man (andras) / men (andres) and woman (gynaika) / women (gynaikes), husbands (aner) and wives (gyne, gynaiki).

Ephesians 5

Be imitators of God, therefore, as beloved children, and walk in love, just as Christ also loved us… Walk as children of light—for the fruit of the light is in all goodness and righteousness and truth—discerning what is well-pleasing to the Lord. Be filled with the Spirit, speaking to each other in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord, giving thanks at all times for all things in the name our Lord Jesus Christ to the God and Father.

Ephesians 5:1,9,10,18-20

Be submitting yourselves to one another in reverence of Christ: wives, to your husbands as to the Lord; for the husband is head of the wife as also Christ is the head of the congregation, he himself savior of the body. But even as the congregation submits to Christ, so also wives to your husbands in everything.

Husbands, love the wives just as Christ also loved the congregation and gave himself up for her, so that her he might sanctify, having cleansed her by the washing of water by the word, so that he might present to himself in glory the congregation, not having spot or wrinkle or any of these such things, but that it would be holy and blameless.

So ought also husbands to love their wives as themselves, as their bodies. The one loving his wife, loves himself. For no one at any time hated his flesh, but he nourishes and cherishes it just as also Christ does the congregation—for we are members of his body, of his flesh, and his bones.

“Because of this, a man will leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and the two will become one flesh.” This mystery is great; and I speak as to Christ and as to the congregation.

However, you also, every one, let each so love his wife as himself, and the wife, that she may respect the husband.

So the letter to the congregation addresses husband’s role—instructions of what he should be, and not be—so that the wife may respect him, the husband.

Colossians 3

As the elect of God, holy and beloved, put on hearts of compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience, bearing with each other and forgiving each other. If anyone should have a complaint against another, even as also the Lord has forgiven you, so also you. And beyond all these, put on love, which is the bond of perfect unity. And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which also you were called in one body. And be thankful.

Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing each other in all wisdom, singing psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs with grace in your hearts to God. And all, whatever you might do in word or in deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through Him.

Wives submit to their husbands, as is fit in the Lord.

submit: present imperative passive; “The form of the verb (hypotassesthe, middle voice) shows that the submission is to be voluntary. The wife’s submission is never to be forced on her by a demanding husband; it is the deference that a loving wife, conscious that her home (just as any other institution) must have a head, gladly shows.” (Vaughan) as is fit: this is not the extent nor limit but motive, as a Christian.

Husbands, love your wives and do not be harsh toward them.

love (agape): present imperative active; “Agapao does not denote affection or romantic attachment; it rather denotes caring love, a deliberate attitude of mind that concerns itself with the well-being of the one loved.” (Vaughan) a sacrificial, giving, absorbing, love. The word has little to do with emotion; it has much to do with self-denial for the sake of another, e.g. “Husband, continually practice self-denial for the sake of your wife.”

Whatever you might do, work from the soul, as to the Lord and not to men, knowing that you will receive from the Lord the reward of the inheritance. You serve the Lord Christ! For the one doing wrong will be repaid for what he has done wrong; and there is no partiality.

Having a Christian home—as defined by these scriptures—women submit, as it is fitting. Husbands are required to love, in doing so their wives ‘submit’.

I Peter 3

Be in subjection … likewise wives, be subject to your husbands so that, even if any are disobedient to the word, they will be won over without word by the conduct of the wives, having witnessed your respectful, pure conduct… For this is how the holy women of the past —hoping in God— adorned themselves being subject to their husbands, as Sarah obeyed Abraham, calling him lord, of whom you have become children, doing good, when you are not shaken with any fear.

Husbands, in the same way, treat your wives with consideration as a delicate vessel, and with honor as joint-heirs also of the grace of life, so that your prayers will not be hindered.

Now the end: All be single-minded, sympathetic, loving as brothers, tender-hearted, humble, not repaying evil for evil or insult for insult; but on the contrary blessing, because to this you were called, so that you should inherit blessing. For,

“The one desiring to love life,
and to see good days,

let him keep the tongue from evil,
and lips not to speak deceit.
Also let him turn away from evil, and let him do good.
Let him seek peace and let him pursue it.
Because the eyes of the Lord are on the righteous,
and his ears toward their prayer.

But the face of the Lord is against those doing evil.”

And who is he who will harm you, if you should be zealous for that which is good?

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My Messenger, My Angel

מַלְאָכִי (Mal’akhi) meaning “my messenger” or “my angel”.

The Book of Malachi foretells the coming of Christ.

This is an oracle, the word of יְהוָה to Israel through Malachi:

“I have loved you,” says יְהוָה.

And now this decree is for you, O priests:

“By your blood you purchased for God those from every tribe and tongue and people and nation. You have made them into a kingdom, priests to serve our God, and they will reign upon the earth.”

Revelation 5:9,10

“If you do not listen, and if you do not take it to heart to honor my name,” says יְהוָה of Hosts, “I will send a curse among you, and I will curse your blessings. Yes, I have already begun to curse them, because you are not taking it to heart.

“You take away my blessing from their children forever.”

Micah 2:9

“Behold, I will rebuke your descendants, and I will spread shit on your faces, the waste from your feasts, and you will be carried off with it.”

“Holy shit you’re beautiful.”

Proverbs 11:9
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"Unsane" 2018 (Director: Steven Soderbergh) Claire Foy, Jay Pharoah.

Unsane Intake

Unsane, “Refusing to Cooperate”

A button behind the receptionist’s desk controlled the lock to the front door of the facility.

“If someone came in voluntarily, I wasn’t allowed to let them out of the door.”

Lauren Singer, who worked for six months at the front desk of Colorado’s Highlands Behavioral

Patients seeking assessments cannot leave until hospital staff have deemed them safe.

“This may involve restricting their ability to leave the facility.”

Kathleen McCann, head of quality and regulatory affairs, National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems

Lock them in. Bill their insurer. Kick them out. How scores of employees and patients say America’s largest psychiatric chain turns patients into profits.

What The Fuck Just Happened?” Rosalind Adams (2016)
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News & Journalism v. Marketing, Advertising, & Public Relations

While the quote is oft attributed to George Orwell, the earliest matching quote was published in 1918 in a New York periodical called “The Fourth Estate: A Newspaper for the Makers of Newspapersaccording to Quote Investigator.

“Whatever a patron desires to get published is advertising; whatever he wants to keep out of the paper is news.”

It seems likely that media magnate William Randolph Hearst is the origin of the quote found on the editor’s desk.

“News is something somebody doesn’t want printed; all else is advertising.”

William Randolph Hearst

Regardless of who said it, the sentiment applies.

“Whatever a patron desires to get published is advertising;

whatever he wants to keep out of the paper is news.”

little framed placard on the desk of L. E. Edwardson, day city editor of the Chicago Herald and Examiner (Google)
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Impossible

I was writing a blog post titled The Incredibles for my campaign regarding what feels like the impossible—becoming President of the United States of America… and just kept running into what felt like God cheering me on:

The verse of the day, “For men this is impossible…”
— Matthew 19:26, International Children’s Bible

First it was the verse of the day reminding me that with God all things are possible. I took a screenshot and shared it with my husband with an, “Oh yeah!”

Then I got home and found “God of the Impossible” waiting for me as the Encountering Peace post from yesterday…

Here’s to the possible impossible and the incredible odds!

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Neon Genesis Evangelion

Netflix is streaming Neon Genesis Evangelion Spring 2019.

Evangelion is an apocalyptic anime in the mecha genre. It focuses on a teenage boy recruited by a paramilitary organization named NERV to control a giant cyborg called an Evangelion to fight monstrous beings known as Angels. The show takes place largely in a futuristic Tokyo years after a worldwide catastrophe. It also centers on other Evangelion pilots and members of NERV as they try to prevent another catastrophe.

In 2000, the first disastrous contact with the mysterious beings known as Angels resulted in the global cataclysm referred to as the Second Impact, which wiped out half of the human race. To defend humanity against future Angel attacks, the United Nations established the NERV organization in Tokyo-3 to develop giant bio-mechanical mecha known as Evangelions. 15 years later in 2015, the Angels have finally returned, and the untested Evangelions can only be piloted by specially selected 14-year-olds…

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Can’t wait until spring? Come over. We’ve got a digital copy of the series.

Be sure to check out The right way to watch Neon Genesis Evangelion: A guide to prepare you for the anime classic’s Netflix debut (Polygon)

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The CogSci of Sexual Harassment & PTSD

When discrimination or harassment causes PTSD, damages awarded in a lawsuit will depend on how quickly the agency rectified the relevant conduct and how long the complainant suffered.

“Sometimes sexual harassment registers as a trauma, and it’s difficult for the [patient] to deal with it, so what literally happens is the body starts to become overwhelmed,” says Dr. Nekeshia Hammond, a licensed psychologist. “We call it somatizing: the mental health becomes so overwhelming one can’t process it to the point of saying ‘I have been traumatized’ or ‘I am depressed.’ Essentially, it’s a kind of denial that when experienced for a long state can turn into physical symptoms.”

These physical symptoms can run the gamut, manifesting as muscle aches, headaches, or even chronic physical health problems such as high blood pressure and problems with blood sugar.

“In the long term, it could lead to heart issues,” says Hammond.

One needn’t be in shock or denial to experience these physical effects. Hammond adds that even patients who have confronted issues with full awareness and recognize that they are anxious or depressed can experience these problems. This is because the brain and body are inextricably linked, as Dr. Wilson explains.

“The part of our brain that processes emotions, including stress, are among the earliest to develop, and is right next to the brain stem, which deals with involuntary functions such as heart rate and breathing,” says Wilson. “When we’re stressed resources go there, which can impact cardiovascular functioning, autoimmune diseases, metabolic function, [and so on],” says Wilson. “Sometimes people think stress is in our head, but our brains are an organ like any other. It’s all very connected. Neurotransmitters found in our brains are also found in our gut. It’s a real thing: this is why we tend to get sick when we get stressed, and over time, if we’re in constant stress or if it’s too much to handle, then there are physiological consequences.”

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Dr. King — The world is in dire need of a society of the creative maladjusted.

“Be not conformed…

Originally titled, “Mental and Spiritual Slavery” the sermon was became the Transformed Nonconformist:

King realized that to solve the problems of human life, especially the deepest problems—like racism, poverty, and war—we have to become, in a sense, abnormal. We have to stop going along; we have to stop accepting what everyone else believes. We have to become maladjusted if we are at all to become creative, and find that insoluble dilemmas often are the masks for other previously unrecognized problems with simple solutions.

Martin Luther King: Depressed and Creatively Maladjusted, Psychology Today

“Many people fear nothing more terribly than to take a position which stands out sharply and clearly from the prevailing opinion. The tendency of most is to adopt a view that is so ambiguous that it will include everything and so popular that it will include everybody. Not a few men who cherish lofty and noble ideals hide them under a bushel for fear of being called different.”

“The saving of our world from pending doom will come, not through the complacent adjustment of the conforming majority, but through the creative maladjustment of a nonconforming minority.”

“The world is in dire need of a society of the creative maladjusted. It may well be that the salvation of our world lies in the hands of such a creative minority. We need men today as maladjusted as the prophet Amos, who in the midst of the injustices of his day could cry out in words that echo across the centuries: “Let justice roll down like waters and righteousness like a mighty stream.”

Originally titled “Mental and Spiritual Slavery,” this sermon was composed during King’s early years assisting his father at Ebenezer.1He later revised the sermon and gave it this title.2 King maintains that the church’s sanction of social evils such as race discrimination and economic exploitation demonstrates that it has “more often conformed to the authority of the world than to the authority of God.” He chastises the church’s tendency to retreat “behind the isolated security of stained glass windows” and rebukes ministers who have “joined the enticing cult of conformity.” In contrast, King praises “The early Christians” as “nonconformists in the truest sense” but warns that “nonconformity is always costly” and “may mean losing a job. It may mean having to answer to your six-year old daughter when she asks, ‘Daddy, why do you have to go to jail so much.’”

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute

Works Cited

“‘Transformed Nonconformist.’” Birmingham Campaign | The Martin Luther King, Jr., Research and Education Institute, 1 Nov. 1954, kinginstitute.stanford.edu/king-papers/documents/transformed-nonconformist.

“Draft of Chapter II, ‘Transformed Nonconformist.’” Birmingham Campaign | The Martin Luther King, Jr., Research and Education Institute, 1 July 1962, kinginstitute.stanford.edu/king-papers/documents/draft-chapter-ii-transformed-nonconformist.

“Martin Luther King: Depressed and Creatively Maladjusted.” Psychology Today, Sussex Publishers, www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/mood-swings/201201/martin-luther-king-depressed-and-creatively-maladjusted.

Miller, Keith D. Voice of Deliverance: the Language of Martin Luther King, Jr., and Its Sources. University of Georgia Press, 1998.

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בְעוּלָ֖ה

Strong’s Hebrew: 1166. בָּעַל (baal) — to marry, rule over – Bible Hub

“Sing, barren, you who didn’t give birth;
       break out into singing, and cry aloud, 
              you who didn’t travail with child:
                     for more are the children of the desolate 
              than the children of the married wife,” 
       says Yehowah יהוה.”

Isaiah 54:1
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of Voting, Rape, Sex, and Choice… or the tale of three pebbles.

of Huskies, Pens, Pants, and Panties…

“I now don’t think we should pressure people who have chosen not to vote, as a signal in its own right.”

Buster benson

Buster Benson: I’ve been talking to a few people who chose not to vote in the recent midterms and I feel like they each made a good case for why they made that decision. As a result, unexpectedly, I think my own position on the matter has changed a bit too. I feel we have a moral obligation to give as many people the ability to vote as we can, and to make it as low friction as possible to vote in an informed, thoughtful way. But I now don’t think we should pressure people who have chosen not to vote, as a signal in its own right. It lines up with my other “empower people to make informed, healthy choices” beliefs around reproduction rights, end-of-life privileges, and use of mind-altering chemicals. Just sharing here because we rarely document when our beliefs change, and maybe if we shared things like this more we’d normalize it and encourage growth instead of fixed mindsets in our public positioning.

I have a hard time with this. I see it as a responsibility.

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I liken it to sex.
Many men agree with you—
sex is their wive’s duty,
it’s not rape and it’s not a choice.

Angela Glass

Angela Glass I don’t think I can have a serious dialogue with someone that likens voting to rape.

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Maddox Scott Ritch (August 14, 2012 - September 27, 2018)

Maddox Scott Ritch 2012-2018

Search for Maddox Scott Ritch

Maddox S. Ritch, 6, of Mooresville, NC passed away on Sept. 27, 2018.

Maddox Ritch FBI Poster via WCCB Charlotte.

A visitation will be held from 7:00 – 9:00 PM on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018 at Raymer-Kepner Funeral Home, Huntersville, NC.

“Body believed to be missing 6-year-old Maddox Ritch found in NC…”

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, Oct. 5, 2018 in the chapel at Raymer-Kepner Funeral Home.

FOX 46 Charlotte’s Tweet – “It’s torture”.
“Father of Maddox Ritch pleads for answers as search enters day 5” on Trendsmap.

Burial will be private.

The Ritch family is under the care of Raymer-Kepner Funeral Home.

Full obituary can be read at www.raymerfh.com:

Mother of Maddox Ritch pleads for public help in finding her child.

Maddox Scott Ritch, 6, of Mooresville, NC passed away on September 27, 2018.

Maddox was born in Mecklenburg County on August 14, 2012 to Ian Scott Ritch and Carrie Irene Ritch.

He is preceded in death by his great-grandmother, Vee Paccione; cousin, Grace Ella Lindley; and great-grandmother, Shirley Watson.

Carrie Ritch (left) pleads for the life of her son Maddox (right).

Maddox is survived by his loving parents, Carrie and Ian Ritch; grandparents, Lynn Ritch and Freddie, Elaine and Joseph Paccione; and several Aunts, Uncles, and extended family.

Maddox Scott Ritch
Maddox Scott Ritch

Maddox was a sweet and loving little boy who was full of laughter. He loved Paw Patrol, his Teddy, playing with his bouncy balls, but above all he loved his mom and dad the most.

A visitation will be held from 7:00 – 9:00 pm on Thursday, October 4, 2018  at Raymer-Kepner Funeral Home in Huntersville, NC

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, October 5, 2018  in the chapel at  Raymer-Kepner Funeral Home in Huntersville, NC.

The burial will be held private.

Donations to help the family during this difficult time may be made at: https://www.gofundme.com/support-maddox-ritch039s-family .

Ian Ritch, father of Maddox
Ian & Maddox Ritch

Memorial contributions may also be sent to Kindermourn at 1320 Harding Place, Charlotte, NC 28204.

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“Dream” regarding Maddox Ritch arrest, 23 September 2018.

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The Reformer

Your Enneagram personality type is the Reformer. You are deeply driven by the pursuit of perfection. Whether in your personal life or your professional pursuits, you know that you’re capable of the best and you’re unwilling to settle for any less. You resent corruption, inefficiency and imbalance. Your drive for perfection can often come as arrogance or hypocrisy, but your desire to shake things up is sincere. When balanced you have the remarkable ability to change things for the better. Be patient, trust yourself, and work towards making life as perfect as you know it can be!

Reformers are conscientious and ethical, with a strong sense of right and wrong. They are teachers, crusaders, and advocates for change: always striving to improve things, but afraid of making a mistake. Well-organized, orderly, and fastidious, they try to maintain high standards, but can slip into being critical and perfectionistic. They typically have problems with resentment and impatience. 

At their Best: wise, discerning, realistic, and noble. Can be morally heroic.

  • Basic Fear: Of being corrupt/evil, defective
  • Basic Desire: To be good, to have integrity, to be balanced
  • Enneagram One with a Nine-Wing: “The Idealist”
  • Enneagram One with a Two-Wing: “The Advocate”

Key Motivations: Want to be right, to strive higher and improve everything, to be consistent with their ideals, to justify themselves, to be beyond criticism so as not to be condemned by anyone.

When moving in their Direction of Disintegration (stress), methodical Reformers suddenly become moody and irrational at Four. However, when moving in their Direction of Integration (growth), angry, critical Reformers become more spontaneous and joyful, like healthy Sevens.

Examples: Confucius, Plato, Salahuddin Ayyubi, Joan of Arc, Sir Thomas More, Mahatma Gandhi, Pope John Paul II, Nelson Mandela, Margaret Thatcher, Prince Charles, Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge, Jimmy Carter, Michelle Obama, Al Gore, Hilary Clinton, Rudy Giuliani, Elliot Spitzer, Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, Osama bin Laden, George Bernard Shaw, Thoreau, Dr. Jack Kevorkian, Anita Roddick (The Body Shop), Martha Stewart, Chef Thomas Keller, Michio Kushi (macrobiotics), George Harrison, Joan Baez, Celine Dion, Ralph Nader, Noam Chomsky, Bill Moyers, George F. Will, William F. Buckley, Keith Olbermann, Jerry Seinfeld, Bill Maher, Tina Fey, Katherine Hepburn, Maggie Smith, Emma Thompson, Julie Andrews, Vanessa Redgrave, Jane Fonda, Meryl Streep, Harrison Ford, Helen Hunt, Captain “Sully” Sullenberger, “Mary Poppins,” “Mr. Spock,” SNL’s “The Church Lady”

The Enneagram of Personality, or simply the Enneagram, is a model of the human psyche which is principally understood and taught as a typology of nine interconnected personality types.

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Jehovah’s Witness leader urges elders to destroy child sex abuse records

The Watchtower has settled multiple lawsuits filed by former members across the country, many of whom claimed that they were sexually abused as children — and that their abusers were protected by elders who enforced the religion’s rules, like one that requires sexual assault victims to find two eyewitnesses to support their allegations.

A video recording of Bartlett’s talk was leaked online by an anonymous person early 2018.

“We know that the scene of this world is changing, and we know Satan’s coming after us, and he’s going to go for us legally.”

“We can see by the way things are shaping up. So the organization has said, ‘We’ve run into difficulties in the past because of the records we have.'”

Shawn Bartlett, the Witnesses’ record management overseer, explained that handwritten notes and drafts of internal documents needed to be destroyed because of the potential legal harm they posed to the organization, which has eight million followers worldwide. — Philly.com, July 9, 2018
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You’re Spunky!

Throughout the course of mankind women and girls have been subject to the pressure of social messages instructing and reinforcing them as to how to “do” their gender, and as to how to be real, or true women. These ideals are then repeated or reproduced through their enactments and learned by successive generations with slight modifications accommodating for changes in the times, or namely the economy and politics. Simply put—the ideals of true womanhood are formed, reinforced, and passed down through generations of women.

Society’s expectations of women in regard to feeding, infertility, childbearing, particularly as social attitudes and technologies have changed.

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San Diego Baxley’s

Baxley Family Armorial

I’ve been hard at work publishing all of my sister Heather’s genealogy research that she’s been completing over the last several years, focused mainly on our Hilton lineage.

Update: See Family Tree / Eve to Angela Marié.

Meanwhile, the Baxley’s come from the Anglo-Saxon tribes that ruled over Britain, and are from Sussex and Buckingham where they’ve held a family seat from early times.

The Lifeguards: A Reminiscence of West Coast Beaches in the 1950s by Robert C. BaxleyMy dad, Melvin, called me to remind me of an important and timely key point in my life… every single Baxley in the United States is related—all of William Baxley, who landed in Maryland in 1663.

Then he told me that one of my relatives lived locally in San Diego, Superior Court Judge Robert Baxley, or “Bax” as friends called him (see bracelet on the cover of “The Lifeguards, A Reminiscence of West Coast Beaches in the 1950’s” by Robert C. Baxley). Yes, “called” as in past tense. I’m once again heart broken to learn I won’t meet another legendary human on this earth.

However, I hope his friends will help me out.

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Rape of Lucrece

The first time I was in Rome… I escaped a sexual assault.

What happens on the steps… happens on Facebook!This guy wanted to woo an American blonde.Scalinata della Trinità…

Posted by Angela Glass on Friday, September 19, 2008

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Syrian War in Review

Syria's war: A 5-minute history

To understand the bloody, convoluted war happening inside and outside of Syria's borders, you need to watch this:

Posted by Ezra Klein on Wednesday, October 14, 2015

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Angie Baby Helen Reddy

Angie was a Rolling Stone

Momma used to sing to me, “Angie baby, you’re a special lady….”

Jon Wurster, drummer for Superchunk, and the Mountain Goats on Helen Reddy’s “Angie Baby”

“Possibly the most frightening song ever written. It’s the story of this girl, Angie, who’s described as ‘a little touched.’ She lives in her own imagination, and she’s listening to this rock station all the time. And then this creepy guy who’s been lurking outside of her house comes over and convinces her to let him hang out with her. But the music is so loud that he’s thrown off his game and he’s disoriented. And as she turns the radio down, he gets physically smaller, and he’s sucked into the radio. Then the scariest line ever is ‘never to be found.’ He’s in there forever! I think as a child, that’s what scared me the most. Like, Cannibal Corpse and Slayer, bands like that, they sing about being mutilated and butchered – but I don’t think any of their songs are as scary as a song with the idea of being shrunken down and sucked into a radio for eternity.”

Read more at RollingStone.com

Video by John Wilson, Fine Art Films, for The Sonny & Cher Show.

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Allen Eugene Rodman: December 30, 1974 – October 31, 2015

Allen Eugene Rodman (December 30, 1974-October 31, 2015)

Allen Eugene Rodman, Kirkwood Police Officer, passed away on Saturday, October 31, 2015 in St. Louis, Missouri. Allen was buried in Woodland Cemetery in Van Wert, Ohio.

He was the beloved of Jessica Marie Dacus, the son and first born of Wanda Carolyn and the late Graydon Rodman, and a loving father of Michal l’Lena and Evan Elijah Rodman, and to Christopher and Shelby.

Allen will be missed by his only brother, Burton Lowell Rodman, his family and his mother.

Do not stand at my grave and weep.
I am not there; I do not sleep.
I am a thousand winds that blow.
I am the diamond glints on snow.
I am the sunlight on ripened grain.
I am the gentle autumn rain.

When you awaken in the morning’s hush
I am the swift uplifting rush
Of quiet birds in circled flight.
I am the soft stars that shine at night.
Do not stand at my grave and cry;
I am not there; I did not die.

And you jump from yer bed, from yer last chapter of dreamin’
And you can’t remember for the best of yer thinking
If that was you in the dream that was screaming

Last Thoughts on Woody Guthrie, by Bob Dylan

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Child Abuse Sucks

Child Abuse Sucks

Our red Jetta had a scratch.

I found a grand “Child Abuse Sucks” sticker, black-and-white which I figured would look great on red, and decided to cover the scratch with the sticker.

Today we came out to our car to find someone apparently thinks Child Abuse doesn’t Suck?

🙁

Guess I need a new plan for covering this scratch.

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