Monthly Archives: October 2011

Candy Economics

Sugar. Sugar. Sugar. Chocolate. Chocolate. Chocolate. Will there be any available today? Will those who usually stray from such morsels break with their fast? Will there be a little coconut or almonds, a little caramel or strawberry that is given … Continue reading

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The Line Part Three

Yesterday the man who was only going into the store for some butter was found waiting in the twenty item express checkout line behind an older lady who not only had over the twenty item limit, but now was pulling … Continue reading

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The Line Part Two

Yesterday we left a man standing in the twenty items or less express line with his sole item for purchase. With his butter in hand, he watched as an older lady slowly counted her items out of her basket and … Continue reading

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The Line

He only needed one item. His wife had called and asked if he could bring home some butter from the store on his way home from work. The task seemed simple enough, and a quick stop in the super saver … Continue reading

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Behind the Door

There it was sitting all alone. Behind the milk jug was what used to be a clear colored rubber container with a red plastic lid. Now it was filled with mold spores that looked like a chia pet had invaded … Continue reading

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Purposed Acts of Kindness

For a while there was a popular challenge for people to practice called “Random acts of kindness.” The idea was that for no particular reason one person was to be kind to another in some random fashion just because it … Continue reading

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When Miracles Don’t Come

Often in random conversations, a person might be overheard saying, “Well, unless a miracle comes, this is going to be bad.” or “Unless a miracle happens, we will never be able to stay,” or “Unless a miracle pops in out … Continue reading

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