Monthly Archives: July 2011

Worth the Risk

A little girl stands on a high dive contemplating the water below. Fear has overtaken her, and now she has a decision to make. Does she jump or does she climb back down the ladder where awaiting children are ready … Continue reading

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Opportunity Knocks

It’s that time of year again. School is just around the corner, and families are considering their purchases of school clothing and supplies. Pants, shirts, shoes and socks, pens, pencils, crayons and paper will be bought at stores all over … Continue reading

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Two Bits

The story is told of a little boy who desired to be a part of purchasing at an auction. Because the times were before the days of registration, pre-approval, certification and verification, almost anyone could patronize the auction of various … Continue reading

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Last One Standing

t’s called the “Battle Royal”. It contains many contestants who all contend for one final prize. “King of the Hill”, “Head of the Class”, “Top of the Heap” and “Sole Survivor” are some of the titles. The gamesmanship is on, … Continue reading

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Sabotaged Monotony

The story is told of men who would cut off their pinkie fingers in a large fender press because they could collect three thousand dollars and two weeks vacation. Another man took the cut outs from the fire walls from … Continue reading

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Who You Be?

A decision is being made right now. In fact, many decisions are being made right now. What shall I wear? What shall I eat? When shall I leave? Where shall I go first? Which errand has the greatest priority? What … Continue reading

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Shake a Leg

They were all playing in the front room when the grand command came. It was the famous not so famous Uncle Jim with his dominant tone and intimidating directive. “Get to the car,” he spoke with his Northern accent toward … Continue reading

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