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West Virginia Coal Miner (04/07/10)

Way down deep inside the West Virginia coal mines,
A lot of brave men is what you’ll find
Who risk their lives by night and day,

A Coal Miners Prayer (4/6/10)

Take a look at these hands, Lord,
They’re worn and rough.
My face scarred with coal marks,
My language is tough.
But you know in the heart, Lord,

The Yellow Shirt (4/05/10)

The baggy yellow shirt had long sleeves, four extra-large pockets trimmed with black thread, and snaps up the front.

Not terribly attractive, but utilitarian without a doubt.

Blue Fridays (4/2/10)

“Very soon you will see a great many people wearing blue every Friday. The reason?

Mikey's Goal (4/1/10)

Last night was the last game for my eight-year-old son's soccer team. It was the final quarter. The score was two to one, my son's team in the lead.

UPS PLANES (3/20/10)

Remember it takes a college degree to fly a plane but only a high school diploma to fix one.

The Fix (03/29/10)

Dear Mr. President,

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.

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