Johnny's Garden

Writing by Douglas Eadline

Have You Had Enough?

Doug | 18 December, 2012 10:02

What can one truly say about the senseless massacre of small children and those that care for them. I tried to put into words what I feel and what I call noble vulnerability.

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No Retreat, No Surrender

Doug | 09 November, 2011 09:50

I was sadden to hear Joe Frazier passed away. For those that don't know he was a boxer from Philadelphia. He lived in the town where I grew up. I met him several times and always received a big smile and a warm hand shake from the fists that beat  "the greatest.".

Joe was more than boxing. He got the job done and never stepped back. Fearless, ready, and all-in. I like those qualities and I wrote a poem about the man -- Smokin' Joe Frazier.

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Cult of Heroes: Or Why MKP And The NWTA Are A Lousy Cult

Doug | 17 May, 2010 16:04

It is said that "mankind resists and fears change." There is much truth in this statement. Fear of change is natural and expected. Fear at its best provides heightened situational awareness and at its worst creates a distorted reality devoid of logic and clear thinking. Of course, no one will argue against the need for positive change in the world today. There are many brave organizations with that same goal, create a better more compassionate world. It is somewhat paradoxical that those organizations who choose to take on such honorable missions are often some of the most misunderstood.

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Mikes Cooler

Doug | 24 July, 2009 17:35

I attended my 30 year Juniata college reunion recently. It was a wonderful weekend and at the same time the events that transpired shook me to the core. (More)

Fierce Love

Doug | 12 May, 2009 14:19

I heard the term "Fierce Love" a few months ago. I knew what it meant but had a hard time describing it. Then, just yesterday while mowing the lawn it came to me. The following is my interpretation of "Fierce Love." Yours may differ! (Warning: naughty words!) (More)
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