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The Bear and the Two Travlers

March 16, 2012


Two men were traveling together, when a Bear suddenly met them on their path. One of them climbed up quickly into a tree and concealed himself in the branches. The other, seeing that he must be attacked, fell flat on the ground, and when the Bear came up and felt him with his snout, and […]

I Go Back…

January 13, 2012


You know the deja vu feeling one gets when you hear or see or smell something, and it instantly makes you think of something in your past. Surely we all have things such as this, right? Or perhaps I am crazy. I suppose many things can transport us, it seems, to an earlier time. But, […]

A Short Story

January 6, 2012


A short story….. I went on a run. To sum it all up, I was trying for 100 miles, I made it only 6.52 miles. So it was a horrible failure in many respects. I desperately need to pick another route if I am going to run around dinner time. At approx 0.42 miles into […]

January 2012

January 1, 2012


My reading assignments for the first month. Mr. Hemingway for my first ‘classic’ of the year. Mr. Plato….because I saw it in the bookstore, and while it doesn’t really fit into either of my REQUIRED categories, its is a short paperback. So I am going to attempt to add it to my list as well. […]

Finishing 2012

December 29, 2011


My list of goals for the new year. I set them high purposefully. At least they seem high to me. if you feel the need to laugh….at least comment that you are laughing 1. Play Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata, on the piano….at least the first movement. Hopefully all three. The third movement is really pretty, and […]

Was that another lifetime?????

December 22, 2011


Going to Pleasant Valley Baptist Church messes with my mind. Not in a bad way per se. It just seems weird or something. I am pretty sure I remember actually attending there. We left when I was five. So maybe I don’t, maybe I just remember visiting after we left….or….I don’t really know. Even though […]

The View From a Walmart Bench

November 20, 2011


I was sitting on a bench in our walmart, for those of you who have been in my Walmart, it was the one by the NOT food door, right in front of the eyeglasses place. I was waiting on Heather to buy contacts, so I was sitting there just watching the world go by. I […]