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fable of the man who believed life was better

He believed his life had changed for the better… …because a new king had been crowned. Maybe so…but… …his faucet still dripped… …and his roof still needed mending… …and he still needed to exercise more and eat less starch… …and … Continue reading

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voter, heal thyself

“The government you elect is the government you deserve.”                         — Thomas Jefferson Maybe so… …but when I consider my country’s dysfunctional democracy, it hardly seems to fair to blame the voters. Yes, we get to choose… …but our choices often … Continue reading

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Be Careful, hmmm?

  “I want to warn you not to take too seriously things you hear today… “…because I lie about one-third of the time—some people say two-thirds. “And I don’t know when I’m lying and when I’m telling the truth.  So … Continue reading

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A Good Assumption

  I’m disappointed to learn that the verse below is not actually a fable… …because I so enjoyed fables as a boy–morality delivered with a wicked sense of humor. In fact, I appreciated Aesop’s fables much more than the parables … Continue reading

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