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What Is Wrong With The World?

Have you ever tried to explain to a law enforcement officer that your radar detector has been stolen? I had that distinct pleasure the other morning when my wife and I discovered our automobiles had been burglarized. “Awkward” does not even begin to describe my discomfort. The burglary itself could have been much worse I…
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Good News For Drunks, Dunces, And Dumbos

One of the more amazing men I ever met was a drunk. I am sorry I only knew him for a moment. The brief time we shared together was a hurried prayer as he lay on an Emergency Room gurney. Minutes later he was unconscious, and two days later he was gone. Still, I have…
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What Are You Holding On To?

The National Weather Service in releasing its hurricane predictions for this year is expecting an “active to extremely active” hurricane season in the Atlantic Basin. They say Americans should expect 14 to 23 named storms; 8 to 14 of these will be hurricanes, and 3 to 7 could be major hurricanes. No predictions were made…
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The Blind Leading The Blind

A commuter plane landed at a small connection airport in Tamworth, Australia. The flight attendant explained that passengers could get off the aircraft if they wanted, as the plane would re-board and resume its flight in about an hour. Everyone disembarked to take advantage of the break except for one man who was obviously blind.…
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Jumping In

I have a photo on the hard drive of my MacBook taken June 30, 2008, near Apalachicola, Florida. It is a picture of Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission biologist Adam Warwick, and his swimming partner: A 375-pound male black bear. Yes, there are bears in Florida (as if poisonous snakes, alligators, and disease-bearing mosquitos were…
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