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The Red Light Prayer (11/02/09)

Two men were in a car when they had to stop at a red signal light. The man at the wheel did not say anything.

The Garage of Fear (10/30/09)

There was a hummingbird trying to get out of my garage through a closed window. This bird was going berserk trying to get out.

Gossip (10/29/09)

Over the years I have learned what harm can come from gossip or just talking about other people.

Keepers (10/28/09)

I grew up in the fifties with practical parents — a Mother, God love her, who washed aluminum foil after she cooked in it, then reused it.

What You Are (10/27/09)

It was a sunny Saturday afternoon in Oklahoma City. My friend and proud father Bobby Lewis was taking his two little boys to play miniature golf.

The Optimist (10/26/09)

There is a story of identical twins. One was a hope-filled optimist. “Everything is coming up roses!” he would say. The other twin was a sad and hopeless pessimist.

Only One Childhood (10/23/09)

I stopped to watch my little girl busy playing in her room. In one hand was a plastic phone; in the other a toy broom.

Wise Ole' Indian Chief (10/21/09)

When told the reason for daylight saving time the Old Indian said,
"Only the government would believe that you could cut a foot off

Don't Scuff Your Shoes! (10/20/09)

How many mothers make sure their children wear the correct sized shoes and modern style?

The Cab Ride (10/19/09)

Twenty years ago, I drove a cab for a living. When I arrived at 2:30 a.m., the building was dark except for a single light in a ground floor window.

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