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The Ice Cream 'Comb' Story

She was three. Just released from a far-away hospital after life
threatening brain surgery, ready to take on the world again. I

I Am Thankful

I AM THANKFUL FOR THE WIFE
WHO SAYS IT'S HOTDOGS TONIGHT,
BECAUSE SHE IS HOME WITH ME
AND NOT OUT WITH SOMEONE ELSE.

I am a Teacher.

I am a Teacher.
I was born the first moment that a question leaped from the mouth
of a child.
I have been many people in many places.

If I Knew ...

If I knew it would be the last time that I'd see you fall asleep,
I would tuck you in tighter and pray the Lord, your soul to keep.

A Mere Spider's Web

During World War II, a US marine was separated from his unit on a Pacific island. The fighting had been intense, and in the smoke and the crossfire he had lost touch with his comrades.

What Do Women Really Want?

Young King Arthur was ambushed and imprisoned by the monarch of a

A Special Part of My Life

One day someone's mother died.
And on that clear, cold morning,
in the warmth of her bedroom,
the daughter was struck with
the pain of learning that sometimes

I Love You.

Since you came into my life,
I`ve looked forward to each sunrise,
the early morning,with you in my arms,
the midnight skies with us beneath a zillion stars,

At the Airport

I never really thought that I'd spend as much time in airports as I do. I don't know why. I always wanted to be famous and that would mean lots of travel.

WD-40 and Duct Tape

A man dies and goes to heaven. Of course, St. Peter meets him at the Pearly Gates.

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