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We are two weeks into the fall semester and today toward the end of my sixth lecture in Psychology 101 a young man put up his hand and asked, "How much of this do we have to remember?"  After I caught my breath and my...

I had this fairly lengthy passage to copy from a book into my computer.  As my fingers typed away I knew I was on a roll.  It was one of those days when everything was functioning in high gear.  My typing teacher from high school...

One of the most fascinating places I ever visited occurred on a hot summer day when my father took me to a large red wooden building that was full of ice.  Mounds of sawdust covered large blocks of ice that had been hewn from a...

Our President has spoken to our nation regarding jobs and the importance of labor and hard work.  It’s a topic dear to our hearts. We know good things do not happen unless someone or some group pours toil and sacrifice into projects.  I believe it...

My wife just walked in with a container of strawberries freshly picked in the rain.  They are so fragrant.  Immediately my brain splashed across the inside of my eyeballs pictures of a mile high strawberry pie, heaps of sliced strawberries on bowls of cereal or...

The first Labor Day holiday was celebrated in New York City on September 5, 1882. It is a day to honor the hard working men and women who have built this great land.  Labor comes in an infinite variety of tasks.  Labor is both physical...

Since our little college will not be opening this fall and I have been locked out of my office and classroom I am looking for a job.  I think I found it.  I looked on Craig’s list under Gigs/Writing.  Oh this sounds way too good...

I was sitting in a surgical waiting room in a large Boston Hospital.  It was an interesting place.  It was a mix of people waiting their turn to go into surgery as well as family members waiting for doctors to come out to report on...

Recently one of my students was puzzled and inquired of me about a statement I made in class.  I commented that I was looking forward to being in heaven with a host of people from different times and places.  I was especially looking forward to...

Putting my glasses in my shirt pocket I said to my barber, “Number four on top and finger cut on the sides.”  Just then her cell phone rang.  I didn’t mind as I waited.  I enjoy the smells of a barber shop.  With a “Good-bye”...