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RED MARBLES

I was at the corner grocery store buying some early potatoes. I noticed a small boy, delicate of bone and feature, ragged but clean, hungrily appraising a basket of freshly picked green peas.. I paid for my potatoes but was also drawn to the display of fresh green peas. I am a pushover for creamed […]

The Opinion that Matters

E.VirGinia Johnson “Genii” When you feel self-conscious and worry about how others perceive your actions, choices, and opinions. Judgments or criticisms made by others and directed at you could affect you deeply, causing you to feel distressed and question the validity of your decisions. To quell your oversensitivity and regain faith in your abilities, try […]

The Alphabet – Your day’s a-comin

Does this apply to you? Jessen Kyles The Old Alphabet: A as in apple. B as in boat. That used to be right, but now it won’t float! Now, A’s for arthritis, B’s for bad back, C’s for chest pains, perhaps car-di-ac. D is for dental decay and decline, E is for eyesight, you can […]

I have heard TAPS it seems forever

I have heard TAPS it seems forever but I only knew the words to the first verse. As a solder we stopped whatever we were doing, faced the nearest flag and stood at attention and if you could see the flag we saluted and held the salute till Taps was over I never knew … […]

I bet You Cheat??

The Banana Test There is a very, very tall coconut tree and there are 4 animals, A Lion A Chimp A Giraffe …..AND… A Squirrel They decide to compete to see who is the fastest to get a banana off the tree. Who do you guess will win? Your answer will reflect your personality. So […]

45 lessons life taught me

Written by Regina Brett, 90 years old, of The Plain Dealer, Cleveland, Ohio – “To celebrate growing older, I once wrote the 45 lessons life taught me it is the most-requested column I’ve ever written.” 1. Life isn’t fair, but it’s still good. 2. When in doubt, just take the next small step. 3. Life […]

ONLY A MAN WOULD ATTEMPT THIS

Just try reading this without laughing till you cry!!! Pocket Tazer Stun Gun, a great gift for the wife. A guy who purchased his lovely wife a pocket Tazer for their anniversary submitted this: Last weekend I saw something at Larry’s Pistol & Pawn Shop that sparked my interest. The occasion was our 15th anniversary […]

Clever History Lesson

The next time you are washing your hands and complain because the water temperature isn’t just how you like it, think about how things used to be. Here are some facts about the 1500s: Most people got married in June because they took their yearly bath in May, and still smelled pretty good by June. […]

F A M I L Y

I ran into a stranger as he passed by, ‘Oh excuse me please’ was my reply. He said, ‘Please excuse me too; I wasn’t watching for you.’ We were very polite, this stranger and I. We went on our way and we said goodbye. But at home a different story is told, How we treat […]

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