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We Are The Decent People (3/19/10)

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 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

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