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1908, What A Difference A Century Makes

The average life expectancy was 47 years.

Only 14 percent of the homes had a bathtub.

People Who Make A Difference In Your Life

1. Name the five wealthiest people in the world.

2. Name the last five Heisman trophy winners.

Cookies

A small boy at summer camp received a large package of cookies in the mail from his mother. He ate a few, and then placed the remainder under his bed. The next day, after lunch, he went to his tent to get a cookie. The box was gone.
That afternoon a camp counselor, who had been told of the theft, saw a

The Stranger

A few years after I was born, my Dad met a stranger who was new to our small Texas town.

Kids Are Like Kites

You spend years trying to get them off the ground.

Those That Matter

Be who you are and say what you feel. Because those that matter, don't mind and those that mind, don't matter.

Being In A Rut

A scientist once ran an experiment which he called "processional caterpillars." He lined up caterpillars on the rim of a pot that held a plant so that the lead caterpillar

I Want Ice Cream

I was talking with a friend of mine the other day, who happens to be a teacher in a middle sch

Ramblins of a Retired Mind

I was thinking about how a status symbol of today is those cell phones that everyone has clipped onto their belt or purse.

Life Is A Journey

Don't determine your worth by comparing yourself with others. It is because we are different that each of us is special.

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