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This afternoon while standing in the produce section of our supermarket I watched an old man--old? late eighties, I think--shuffle in the front door, past me and on to the fish section.  He pulled a sheet of newspaper out of his pocket and wrapped it...

I have noticed an interesting pattern of human behavior that I have not yet totally comprehended.  If people are paying to attend a production like Lion King they will spend large sums of money to get front row seats, but when attending a local production...

This afternoon I sat in a circle with twenty-four nine-year-olds and listened to them read their freshly written accounts of one of their dreams. If they couldn't remember one, they could make one up.  I think most were made up. I heard dreams about mountains...

We have a marvelous old mansion on our campus.  The music department claims it as its own.  I think they laid claim to it because it has some very nice rooms for recitals.   This morning we held our winter graduation in its nicest room.  When...

Occasionally when I walk into my classroom I discover little by little it has become a wastebasket.  When people rip paper out of a spiral notebook small remnants of paper float to the floor like dandruff on a blue suit. Some pigs leave leftover bags...

While slowing inching along in a line of cars up to the drive thru window of a fast food restaurant, I amused myself by watching a seagull walking about with a florescent orange sticker adhering to his right wing.  In big black letters it read,...

The Chinese Placemat While waiting for our food in a Chinese restaurant I read the paper placemat printed with a Chinese Zodiac.   I discovered I was born in the year of the horse and I am hardworking, resilient, wise and dependable.   "Absolutely right on," I thought. ...

When people lose a sense of the divine they also lose respect for humanity. Instead of our being the product of love forged from the earth into the image of our maker, humans become an end-product of an evolutionary process on its way to who...

We inadvertently ended up at a bonsai demonstration.  For over an hour we watched a real artist take a four foot tall tree and ever so cleverly cut and trim so as to prepare to turn it into a bonsai beauty.  I winced as I...

"To be or not to be" is, apart from Scripture, one of the most known literary quotes of all time.  While Ophelia watches Hamlet ponders existence.  Surely all of us have considered "being."  We don't remember being born because we were not there.   Very rapidly...