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I Don’t Remember Dropping the Skunk!

I learned a lot about life growing up on a farm. One day as we were driving to church a family of skunks crossed the road in front of us. My dad slammed on the brakes and shouted. “Grab one of the little ones Ken.” I usually obeyed my dad without question but I remember looking at him like he …

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Humor Me!

The best definition of humor I have heard goes like this, “Humor is a gentle way to acknowledge human frailty.” Almost all humor “makes fun” of some weaknesses or foible. This can be done in a spirit of cruelty, “anything to get a laugh” or in a spirit of healing that helps us take action to become better people. This …

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Siri – ously?

You would think that Siri should be one of the best innovations of all time. Wrong! This women is Siri – ously flawed. Now don’t jump on my case for being chauvinistic! If Siri were named Larry, he/she would still be responsible for occasionally driving me insane. The only saving grace may be some valuable communication lessons we can learn …

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What a Vacuum Cleaner Taught Me About Love

I was settled so deeply into my recliner I’d need to plan ahead in order to get out. I looked up from my crossword puzzle, groping for a three-letter word starting with O, ending with D and meaning “not young.” That’s when I saw it.  A solitary figure stood in the dim interior of the storage closet like a silent …