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SITTING THERE, MAKING MONEY

I drove by a plot of land the other day on a busy commercial street in Oklahoma City.  My heart sort of tanked with a memory from over sixty years ago.  Five acres with a small frame house. At one … Continue reading

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OH, TO BEGIN AGAIN!

Oh, to begin again! I’d like to teach Bible again. Life principles from the Books of the Law The Minor Prophets as applied to America God’s role and relationship with man I’d like to teach English composition again. Why grammar … Continue reading

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JAY, DO YOU REMEMBER…

That’s me, my daddy, my great-grandmother, and granddad.  Picture must be about 77 years old. My great-grandmother’s favorite song was Farther Along.  “Farther along we’ll know all about it, farther along we’ll understand why.  Cheer up, my brother, live in … Continue reading

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JUST ADD WATER

What activity do you take to as a duck takes to water?  Or, What floats your boat?  I suggest to you that every being comes into the world with some special gift which he should discover and develop to fulfill … Continue reading

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WHAT’S GOOD ABOUT THURSDAY?

Thursday, the neglected day.  Who makes a date for Thursday night?  Who starts a diet on Thursday?  Who cleans house, goes shopping, or cooks for company on Thursday?  So what a day to be assigned a prompt on writing about … Continue reading

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COFFEE INTERLUDE

The soldier had been on the bus six hours when the girl sat beside him. “Where you going?” he asked. “To college,” she replied. Time was long;  they chatted the forty miles to her destination. Driver called, “Unload for twenty … Continue reading

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DEAR POWER – RE: ISSUES OF CONCERN

Dear Power: I am writing to you to fulfill an assignment for WP writing university.  Actually I wrote to you one time before.  I hope this will not be repetitious, but your answers are always needed and welcomed.  It seems … Continue reading

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“WHY DIDN’T WE TALK TO GOD ABOUT THAT?”

Five year old Ashlyn was bemoaning the fact that her daddy had to shave his beard when he took a new job.  She was explaining to me how unfair the situation was.  Then she suddenly stopped and said,  “Why didn’t … Continue reading

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SHOPPING – POTPOURRI STYLE

Cannot people realize how large an income is thrift.  – Cicero Garage sales, thrift stores, auctions, consignment – bring “em on!  When I buy new I start with the dollar store, dollar general, Big Lots, Ross, ½ of ½ Surplus … Continue reading

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STRINGS TO MY HEART, Part Two

To my Children from Decades Past:  It is comforting to believe some of you remember me.  Teachers have egos too.  As I said in Part 1, I remember also.  I wish it were not so but I admit to remembering … Continue reading

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