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The Old Paths (3/17/10)

I liked the old paths, when
Moms were at home.
Dads were at work.
Brothers went into the army.
And sisters got married BEFORE having children!

The Necklace (3/16/10)

The cheerful girl with bouncy golden curls was almost five. Waiting with her mother at the checkout stand, she saw them: a circle of glistening white pearls in a pink foil box.

Warshing Clothes (3/15/10)

Monday: Wash Day
Tuesday: Ironing Day
Wednesday: Mending Day
Thursday: Market Day
Friday: Cleaning Day
Saturday: Baking Day
Sunday: Day of Rest

Take Me Home Country Roads (3/12/10)

On a pleasant, short-sleeved afternoon in Morgantown, W.Va., under a brilliant, almost cloudless sky, shaggy-haired, bespectacled John Denver ambled toward the 50-yard line to, in effect, christen

Democrat - Republican - or a Southern (3/11/10)

Are you a Democrat, a Republican or a Southerner?

Here is a little test that will help you decide. The answer can be found
by posing the following question:

The Class of 2010 (3/10/10)


The Sneeze (3/9/10)

I think this is awesome!!!

God Answers Prayer (3/8/10)

One night I had worked hard to help a mother in the labor ward; but in spite of all we could do, she died, leaving us with a tiny, premature baby and a crying two-year-old daughter.

Prop Us Up On The Leaning Side (3/4/10)

Every time I am asked to pray, I think of the old fellow who always prayed, “Lord, prop us up on our leanin’ side.” After hearing him pray that prayer many times, someone asked hi

Gossip (3/3/10)

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.

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