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We Are In Trouble! (2/16/10)

“We’re in trouble…
The population of this country is 300 million.
160 million are retired.
That leaves 140 million to do the work.

It is not critic who counts! (2/15/10)

"It is not the critic who counts, not the one who points out how the strong man stumbled or how the doer of deeds might have done better.

Gossiper (2/12/10)

A woman repeated a bit of gossip about a neighbor. Within a few days the whole community knew the story. The person it concerned was deeply hurt and offended.

Stop Waiting (2/11/10)

We convince ourselves that life will be better after we get married, have a baby, then another.

Speeding Ticket (2/10/10)

Two California Highway Patrol Officers were conducting speeding enforcement on I-15, just north of the Marine Corps Air Station at Miramar.

We Are The Decent People (2/8/10)

We are the decent people of the world. We are in the majority, for men and women are essentially decent. We live in all nations, we live under all the flags that fly.

The Wooden Bowl (2/3/10)

A frail old man went to live with his son, daughter-in-law, and four-year grandson. The old man's hands trembled, his eyesight was blurred, and his step faltered.

Paid In Full (2/1/10)

One day, a poor boy who was selling goods from door to door to pay
his way through school, found he had only one thin dime left, and he

I Resign! (1/29/10)

I am hereby officially tendering my resignation as an adult. I have decided I would like to accept the responsibilities of an 8 year-old again.

 

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