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Ever so gently and as kindly as possible I whispered to the elderly lady cashier, who had given me five dollars too much in change, and I returned the five to her.  I knew it would have come out of her pay if her cash...

This morning I stared at a maple frosted sprinkle-covered doughnut pondering one of life’s great dilemmas – to eat or not to eat.  Just then I spotted an ant.  It wasn’t one of those big guys.  This was one of the really tiny ones you...

We attended a small private school 8th grade graduation this evening in Worcester, MA.   Just a mile away President Obama was speaking at a large graduation.  You can imagine the security with all the closed roads and helicopters overhead.  As we walked into the lobby...

I’m on a new med and partial loss of smell seems to be one of the side effects.  I have noted that while there are disadvantages to this there also seem to be benefits.  My wife came into the room and complained about what the...

It has been one of those days.  We all have them.   This was mine. My lawn mower broke, the lever to release the hood of my car stopped working and two bolts simultaneously fell out of the bottom of the chair at my computer and...

I was reading and came across a word I didn’t know.  That’s normal.  So I looked it up.  But I couldn’t understand the words in the definition of the word I didn’t know.  So I began looking up the words in the definitions of the...

A dream of some scientists is to bring back (de-extinct) the passenger pigeon by injecting band-tailed pigeon embryos with primordially edited germ cells.        De-extinction is a fascinating idea with overt shades of Jurassic Park.   In regards to man God has long held a de-extinction program....

I watched a group of seven-year-olds today gathered for what appeared to be an end of the school year party.  They were full of so much vitality.  The energy in the room was electric. One overly zealous parent kept hushing them down and telling them...

I had a student who professed he had little faith in anything.  According to him he was a practical man who had to personally experience things.  He seemed puzzled when I asked him to explain the difference between a one dollar bill and a twenty...

I have an acquaintance who is a religious cliché machine.  Give him a microphone and he can talk 15 minutes and never say anything original.  It doesn’t make sense because it is a string of spiritual one-liners and the saints love it.  At least the...