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. Then the soldiers of the governor took Jesus into the common hall, and gathered unto him the whole band of soldiers. And they stripped him, and put on him a scarlet robe. And when they had platted a crown … Continue reading
My parents didn’t get to have the kind of fun that my generation is having with all of the new media. Instead of getting newspaper articles in the mail (for our kids to roll their eyes at, then throw away), … Continue reading
The following post is a reprint from July, 2011: If any of my children were stand-up comics, I would be giving them plenty of material to use in their act. I used to laugh at all of those comedians who … Continue reading
“Friends, Romans, Countrymen, lend me your ears…“ Caesar: Who is it in the press that calls on me? I hear a tongue shriller than all the music Cry “Caesar!” Speak, Caesar is turn’d to hear. Soothsayer: Beware the ides of … Continue reading
The President was in the Oval Office when his telephone rang. “Hello, Mr. President,” a heavily accented southern voice said. “This is Archie, down here at the Joe’s Crab Shack in Houston, Texas. I am callin’ to tell ya’ll that we … Continue reading
Many years ago, when the girls were much younger, I ran across a wonderful book called “Many Moons” by James Thurber. It is the story of a young princess who falls ill one day after a “surfeit of raspberry tarts”. … Continue reading
Finally, A Doctor Who Agrees With ME! . Q: Doctor, I’ve heard that cardiovascular exercise can prolong life. Is this true? A: Your heart only good for so many beats, and that it…don’t waste on exercise. Everything wear out eventually. … Continue reading