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I waited in a grocery store checkout line this evening behind a mom with her three-year-old little girl. Mom was getting frustrated as her little one kept trying to put the food on the conveyor belt. For some unknown reason Mom was...

I have been told the purpose of education is to prepare people for service in this life and for service in the next life. I can understand the part about service in this life. I see people each day that are in need. ...

It took me four hours to travel the twenty miles of highway east of the George Washington Bridge. I was surrounded by thousands of cars and large trucks. At one point I was sitting dead still completely surrounded by eighteen-wheelers. I was obviously...

It’s a long way from Phoenix to Providence and the man next to me decided he had to talk. We talked but a few minutes when we discovered we had a mutual friend. One of his closest colleagues had gone to college with...

I was driving across Nebraska when I was passed by a bright red pickup truck from Colorado. As I looked to my left to see who was speeding by I was a bit startled and amused to see a large white poodle sitting behind...

The man in front of me at the post office told the clerk his letter had to be delivered the very next day. The clerk guaranteed him it would arrive the next day. After the man left and it was my turn I...

I have a wonderful old leather bound book published in 1924 entitled “One Hundred and One Famous Poems.” Sitting down last evening to enjoy this collection of classics I came upon one called, “Gradatim” by Josiah Gilbert Holland. The very first verse caught...

There are some words that are fun to use but the opportunities to use them are rare. “Arcane” is such a word. It is a descriptor meaning something is mysterious and understood only by a few. There are arcane organizations. These...

I know a teacher who made the mistake of circling a word on a student’s essay and declaring that there was no such word. The student soon appeared with a dictionary showing the teacher the word. However, even if the word had not...

I spotted the head of a nail in the tread of one of my tires. I am fearful to pull it out lest I also let out all the air. If it has penetrated the tire it has sealed around it. But...