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The Old Barn (11/27/09)

A stranger came by the other day with an offer that set me to thinking.
He wanted to buy the old barn that sits out by the highway.
I told him right off he was crazy.

Thanksgiving Prayer (11/26/09)

A 4-year-old boy was asked to pray before Thanksgiving dinner. The family members bowed their heads in expectation.

When You Thought I Wasn't Looking (11/25/09)

When you thought I wasn’t looking I saw you hang my first painting on the refrigerator, and I immediately wanted to paint another one.

Be Thankful! (11/24/09)

Be thankful that you don’t already have everything you desire.
If you did, what would there be to look forward to?
Be thankful when you don’t know something,

Remember Our Troops (11/23/09)

Cell phone is in your pocket.
He clutches the cross hanging on his chain next to his dog tags.

No Major Time For Minor People (11/20/09)

Don’t spend major time with minor people.

How To Tell If You Are Rich (11/19/09)

When I was a kid in Minnesota, watermelon was a delicacy. One of my father’s buddies, Bernie, was a prosperous fruit-and-vegetable wholesaler, who operated a warehouse in St. Paul.

Your Room's Not Ready Yet (11/18/09)

Today I was able to release Myrtle K. from the hospital to go back to the nursing home. For about 8-9 years now she has had declining health and mental status.

The Little Things (11/17/09)

The head of a company survived 9/11 because his son started kindergarten.
Another fellow is alive because it was his turn to bring donuts which put him a few minutes late.

Important Lesson! (11/16/09)

During my second month of nursing school, our professor gave us a pop quiz.

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