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A 92-year-old, petite, well-poised and proud man, who is fully dressed each morning by eight o’clock, with his hair fashionably combe

The History Of Aprons

The principal use of Grandma's apron was to protect the dress underneath, but along with that, it served as a potholder for removing hot pans from

Cemetary Duty

I just wanted to get the day over with and go down
to Smokey's for a few cold ones.

The Magical Mustard Seed

There is an old Chinese tale about a woman whose only son died.

Turning "No" To "No Problem"

Dolly Parton is a 7 time Grammy Award winning singer and songwriter.

Ramblings of a Retired Mind

I was thinking about how a status symbol of today is those cell phones that everyone has clipped onto their belt or purse. I can't afford one. So, I'm wearing my garage door opener.

Where You're Going

Don't determine your worth by comparing yourself with others. It is because we are different that each of us is special. Don't set your goals by what other people deem important.

Never Found the Time

I knelt to pray but not for long,
I had too much to do.
I had to hurry and get to work
For bills would soon be due.
So I knelt and said a hurried prayer,

The Stranger

A few years after I was born, my Dad met a stranger who was new to our small Texas town.

Kids are like Kites!

You spend years trying to get them off the ground.

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