Author Archives: jesustrek

Social Distancing

“Social distancing” is one of the most important ways we are battling against the current coronavirus pandemic. We have been urged by medical experts and elected officials to self-isolate. By keeping our distance from one another, we can slow the … Continue reading

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Reliable

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has been disappointed by the fact that many of those who expressed a liking for his ideas did not bother to show up and vote for him. Many people have been attracted to Bernie’s socialist agenda … Continue reading

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Worthy

Cal Ripken Jr. is the Iron Man of baseball. On September 6, 1995, he broke the major league record held by Lou Gehrig of 2,130 consecutive games played. Of course there were times when the streak was in danger. In … Continue reading

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Ask Me Again

Someone looking for legal advice called a lawyer and asked, “How much do you charge for your services?” The lawyer answered, “I charge one thousand dollars to answer three questions.” “Wow!” exclaimed the prospective client. “That’s a bit expensive, isn’t … Continue reading

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Testing

Bradley Beal is having a really good year for the Washington Wizards. The star guard is averaging 30.1 points and 6.0 assists per game. Beal recently scored over 50 points on consecutive nights, the first time any NBA player has … Continue reading

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Stealing Signs

Last Saturday the Houston Astros and the Washington Nationals met in West Palm Beach, Florida for a spring training game. It was the Astros’ first appearance on the field since their sign-stealing scandal that rocked the baseball world. Several fans … Continue reading

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Humbled

Christian Herter was running for reelection as governor of Massachusetts, and one day he arrived late at a political function that included a barbecue. He had not eaten that day, and he was famished. As he moved down the serving … Continue reading

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How Does It Work?

A story is told about a young soldier who was fighting on the front line in Europe during World War II. He jumped into a foxhole to avoid the bullets that were whizzing over his head. Wishing the foxhole were … Continue reading

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Alignment

My wife and I bought a new car a few months ago. Well, it was new to us—a 2017 model. We knew that the car had been wrecked, but we liked the way that it looked and drove, so we … Continue reading

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Descriptions

Robert Roe recently compiled a list of offbeat descriptions of famous movies and characters. Here is a sampling of that list: The Wizard of Oz—“American invades foreign land, kills local leadership and struggles to find an exit strategy.” The Hunger … Continue reading

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