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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.

Find The Time

I knelt to pray but not for long,
I had too much to do.
I had to hurry and get to work
For bills would soon be due.

Explaining a Fly Over

Luke AFB is west of Phoenix and is rapidly being surrounded by civilization that complains about the noise from the base and its planes, forgetting

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