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Ticket to Ride

I am told that there were different types of tickets you could buy to ride on a stagecoach back in the frontier days. If you bought a first-class ticket you could remain seated, no matter what. If the stagecoach got … Continue reading

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Mama’s Boy

A mother was concerned about her only son going off to college. She wrote the following letter to the college president: “Dear Sir: My son has been accepted for admission to your college and soon he will be leaving me. … Continue reading

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Food Available

Last fall my wife and I put a bird feeder outside our living room window. We hoped to attract some birds that would entertain us and to offer some food to our little feathered friends to help them make it … Continue reading

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The Reason for Our Courage

“But Jesus immediately said to them: ‘Take courage! It is I. Don’t be afraid.’”—Matthew 14:27 The disciples of Jesus were terrified when they saw him walking on water. But he spoke to their fears, telling them to be courageous, not … Continue reading

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Stay in Your Lane

Maximum Security crossed the finish line first in Saturday’s Kentucky Derby. However, the horse was disqualified when race stewards determined that it had interfered with several horses. Maximum Security’s jockey, Luis Saez, thinks that the horse drifted out of his … Continue reading

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Off Track

Kentucky Derby favorite Omaha Beach will not be competing in this year’s race. He was scratched because of a breathing issue. This condition can be fixed, but even if the surgery is successful, the horse will be out of training … Continue reading

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Playing Hurt

Houston Rockets guard James Harden was inadvertently poked in both eyes by Draymond Green of the Golden State Warriors in Game 2 of the NBA Western Conference semifinals. Although in a great deal of pain, Harden was able to finish … Continue reading

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Stepping Up to the Plate

Last night New York Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard became the first pitcher in nearly 36 years to homer for the game’s only run and pitch a complete game. The last pitcher to accomplish this feat was the Dodgers’ Bob Welch … Continue reading

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The Show Must Go On

Hours after hosting the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Kelly Clarkson underwent surgery to have her appendix removed. Even though she was experiencing a great deal of pain, Clarkson not only hosted the show, but also performed two musical … Continue reading

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Reminder

I put it off for a while, but I finally made a life change that is a concession to my forgetfulness. I started putting my daily medication in a pill box that helps me remember if I have taken my … Continue reading

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