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What In The Hell Are Taxes! by
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Prompted By My First Paycheck

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“Excuse me… there seems to be a mistake on my paycheck. A big mistake.”
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What Do We Do Now by
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Prompted By Disasters

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I remember watching as the husband and wife quietly looked inside that envelope, and saw they had tears in their eyes as he said, "We don't know what to say. I am embarrassed and ashamed that I have put my family through this.“
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You Light Up My Life by
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Prompted By Hair

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When we first think of hair, we assume the reference is to that which is on our head but in reality that’s not always the case. It was about 1971 and I had just asked a beautiful Stanford student out on a date. To tell the truth, I never thought in a million years she would…
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Who’s Listening by
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Prompted By Restaurants

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“Will someone tell that guy we’re trying to eat and that I’ll buy him a drink if he’ll shut the hell up!”
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Making A Fashion Statement When On Holiday by
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Prompted By Vacations

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By the time I got back to sunny California I was dressed like someone who was colorblind and had been given a gift certificate to a goodwill clothing store that was going out of business.
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Rain Drops On The Trout Pond by
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  I was watching the tiny rain drops sprinkle the surface of the water on the swimming pool this afternoon and all of a sudden I was whisked away to a day when I was 12 years old standing alone in some green rubber rain gear by a small lake my father built for me.…
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The Fork In The Road by
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Prompted By The Road Not Taken

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Years ago, while visiting my sister, one Sunday I went to church with her and her family. I remember the pastor delivering his thoughts about how many times in our lives we are faced with choices. Choices which cause us to make decisions as to what path in life we might choose to take and…
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Pussy willow on Two-Mile by
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Prompted By Father's Day

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It was a brisk morning as I tagged along with him on our way down the hill towards the barn. There was still a light amount of morning dew glistening in the sun like little stars on the green pasture. I could see where the cattle had walked from their tracks left in the dew…
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Some Memories Are Best Left In Closets by
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  Closets…. Funny topic in that something so mundane as a place where one hangs clothes, stores shoes and accessories, could be worthy of a story let alone a memory.   That said, my mother’s closet held many such stories and memories. Like all mothers, knowing early on that in this case, her little boy…
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Two For The Price Of One by
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Prompted By Big Fan

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  My best friend Nate Singelton, a wide receiver for the 49rs and I use to run around together a lot and are more like brothers than friends. One weekend after getting back from the driving range Nate asked me if I had a baseball mitt he could use. I asked, “Why in the world…
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