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The Marines - A Few Good Men (3/26/10)

Your son is here," she said to the old man. She had to repeat the words several times before the patient's eyes opened.

Eating The Cookie (3/25/10)

Another of my patients, a successful businessmen, tells me that before his cancer he would become depressed unless things went a certain way.

In Honor of Donnie Adkins (3/24/10)

In honor of Donnie Adkins. Donnie was a member of the Glasgow Volunteer Fire Department and will be honored with a fireman's funeral on Wednesday 3/24/10 at Riverside High School.

Jesus and the Mud Puddle (3/23/10)

Howard County Sheriff Jerry Marr got a disturbing call one Saturday afternoon a few months ago. His 6-year-old grandson Mikey had been hit by a car while fishing in Greentown with his dad.

Money for time with Mom (3/22/10)

A woman came home from work late, tired and irritated, to find her 5-year old son waiting for

her at the door.

SON: 'Mummy, may I ask you a question?'

We Are The Decent People (3/19/10)

We are the decent people of the world. We are in the majority, for men and women are essentially decent. We live in all nations, we live under all the flags that fly.

The Old Paths (3/17/10)

I liked the old paths, when
Moms were at home.
Dads were at work.
Brothers went into the army.
And sisters got married BEFORE having children!

The Necklace (3/16/10)

The cheerful girl with bouncy golden curls was almost five. Waiting with her mother at the checkout stand, she saw them: a circle of glistening white pearls in a pink foil box.

Warshing Clothes (3/15/10)

Monday: Wash Day
Tuesday: Ironing Day
Wednesday: Mending Day
Thursday: Market Day
Friday: Cleaning Day
Saturday: Baking Day
Sunday: Day of Rest

Take Me Home Country Roads (3/12/10)

On a pleasant, short-sleeved afternoon in Morgantown, W.Va., under a brilliant, almost cloudless sky, shaggy-haired, bespectacled John Denver ambled toward the 50-yard line to, in effect, christen

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