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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.

Instructions for Life (10/14/09)

1. Give people more than they expect and do it cheerfully.

2. Memorize your favorite poem.
3. Don't believe all you hear.
4. Don't spend all you have.

The Tablecloth (10/13/09)

The brand new pastor and his wife, newly assigned
to their first ministry, to reopen a church
in suburban Brooklyn , arrived in early October

A Grocery List (10/12/09)

Louise Redden, a poorly dressed lady with a look of defeat on her face, walked into a grocery store.

Things You Should Know (10/09/09)

Any and all compliments can be handled by simply saying "Thank you" though it helps if you say it with a Southern accent.

Interview with God (10/08/09)

I dreamed I had an interview with God...

"Come in," God said. "So, you would like to interview Me?"

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