alwoody's blog

The Stranger (5/25/11)

A few years after I was born, my Dad met a stranger who was new to our small Texas town.

The Most Beautiful Rainbow (5/20/11)

As we grow up, we learn that even the one person that
wasn't supposed to ever let you down probably will. You
will have your heart broken probably more than once and

Out Of The Box Thinking (5/24/11)

Many hundreds of years ago in a small Italian town, a merchant had the misfortune of owing a large sum of money to the moneylender.

How To Catch A Wild Pig (5/23/11)

There was a Chemistry professor in a large college that had some exchange students in the class.

Recognize Your Winners (5/19/11)

Fran Tarkenton, former Minnesota Vikings quarterback, once called a play that
required him to block onrushing tacklers.

Who's packing your parachute? (5/18/11)

Charles Plumb was a US Navy jet pilot in Vietnam. After 75 combat missions, his plane as destroyed by a surface-to-air missile. Plumb ejected and parachuted into enemy hands.

The Window (5/17/11)

Two men, both seriously ill, occupied the same hospital room. One man was allowed to sit up in his bed for an hour each afternoon to help drain the fluid from his lungs.

Love is....(5/9/11)

Love starts with a smile, grows with a kiss,
and ends with a tear. 

Don't cry over anyone who won't cry over you. 

Only One Mother! Happy Mothers Day (5/6/11)

Only one Mother, a lifetime through,
Though so many other things come by two.
The rainbows, the starlight, the beautiful things,
Each new tomorrow, another one brings.

The Obstacle in Our Path (5/5/11)

In ancient times, a King had a boulder placed on a roadway. Then he hid himself and watched to see if anyone would remove the huge rock.

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