Monthly Archives: June 2014

Beyond the Vanity of Earthly Greatness

  In 1930, Arthur Guiterman penned a poem titled, “On the Vanity of Earthly Greatness.” It reads, The tusks that clashed in mighty brawls Of mastodons, are billiard balls. The sword of Charlemagne the Just Is ferric oxide known as … Continue reading

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Come To the Water

I find that nothing can be more refreshing after working outside in the sweltering summer heat than a glass of ice water. When I work up a sweat after mowing the yard with my push mower, going up and down … Continue reading

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Honor Thy Father

Father’s Day began in an incidental way. The story is told that Father’s Day was not conceived in the egotism of a man but was originated by a woman. It actually came into being many years ago on a very … Continue reading

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The Proper Focus

One of the most frustrating situations is when your eyesight gets out of focus. For some time, I had been having difficulty seeing out of my bifocals. The sight in my right eye did not match the sight in left … Continue reading

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