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the empty Easter egg

Jeremy was born with a twisted body & a slow mind. at the age of 12 he was still in second grade, seemingly unable to learn. his teacher, Doris Miller, often became exasperated with him. he would squirm in his seat, drool & make grunting noises. at other times, he spoke clearly & distinctly, as if a spot […]

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apples

a few years ago, a group of salesmen went to a regional sales convention in Chicago. they had assured their wives that they would be home in plenty of time for Friday night’s dinner. in their rush, with tickets & briefcases in hand, moving quickly through the airport terminal, one of these salesmen inadvertently kicked over […]

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highway angel

  I was driving home from a work when my car started to choke & sputter & died. I barely managed to coast, cruising, into a gas station, glad only that I would not be blocking traffic on the highway & would have a somewhat warm spot to wait for the tow truck. it wouldn’t even turn over. […]

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pancakes

  six-year-old Dan decided one Saturday morning to fix his parents pancakes. he found a big bowl & spoon, pulled a chair to the counter, opened the cupboard & pulled out the heavy flour canister, spilling it on the floor. he scooped some of the flour into the bowl with his hands, mixed in most of a […]

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