It was a very foggy night. The World War 2 ship was on patrol in the Atlantic when they noticed a light shining through the thick haze. “Signal that ship to change course by ten degrees west!” the captain commanded.
The reply came back, “Change your course by ten degrees to the east.” Indignant, the war ship responded, “I am a captain. Change Continue reading The U.S. Destroyer
The man was visiting one of the stately castles of Europe. On a remote part of the grounds, he was surprised to find a small garden that few people visited. Despite its isolation, the finely manicured hedges, trees, and flowers were impressive.
Spotting the old gardener across the way, the man anxiously Continue reading The Old Gardener
Late one night, a man was forced to cross a wide, frozen river by himself. Fear gripped his heart as he stepped out onto the ice. The ice creaked and he could imagine the horror of plunging into the frigid water.
Terrified, he laid down on the ice to distribute his weight. Progress Continue reading Frozen River
The little boy was learning to recite the pledge of allegiance at school.
Walking home that afternoon, he pulled his hand away from his Continue reading Pledge of Allegiance
The Sunday school teacher asked the little boy if he believed in God.
“Oh yes!” he said with great enthusiasm.
“Well, why do you believe in God?”
Continue reading Runs in the Family
She wears lace,
He brings flowers.
Selfless acts, unmatched powers.
And winks returned.
Playful acts, love’s joy is learned.
All snuggled up.
Continue reading Romance
It’s Christmas in the air, can you tell it?
It’s turkey on the stove, can you smell it?
Colored lights everywhere, can you see ‘em?
Santa stuck on the roof, will you free him?
Presents wrapped ‘neath the tree, will you get one?
Continue reading Christmas in the Air
“What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly….”
– Thomas Paine
A lazy freeloader entered the police station to register a complaint. “I want to find out who owns the house I live in,” said the man boldly. “To whom do you pay rent?” asked the sheriff. “Ain’t never paid Continue reading Lazy Freeloader
Bryson is 13 years old, but he already stands six feet tall and can look down on his mother. His voice changed about a year ago and people are always saying that they have trouble telling us apart on the phone. In fact, my cell phone has voice-activated commands and Continue reading “I can hear myself talking.”
Some time ago, I took my boys to Jonesboro on “guy’s day out.” For lunch, we stopped at one of our favorite gluten-free friendly restaurants, TaMolly’s.
While waiting for our food, I decided to visit the restroom. Distracted by thoughts of all that I wanted to get done that day, I Continue reading “I don’t belong here!”