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Magic cut-off period…………….beautiful story!

  Is there a magic cutoff period when offspring become accountable for their own actions?    Is there a wonderful moment when parents can become detached spectators in the lives of their children and shrug, ‘It’s their life,’ and feel nothing?    When I was in my twenties, I stood in a hospital corridor waiting

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June 6, 2013 9:27 am
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Neil Armstrong’s Secret!!!

  Neil Armstrong's Secret    On 20th July 1969, as commander of the Apollo11 Lunar Module, Neil Armstrong was the first person to set foot on the moon. His first words after stepping on the moon 'Thats one small step for man, One giant leap for the mankind,' were televised to Earth and heard by

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June 3, 2013 8:19 am
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The Speeding Ticket

      Read This Slowly   Jack took a long look at his speedometer    Before slowing down: 73 in a 55 zone.  Fourth time in as many months..  How could a guy get caught so often?         When his car had slowed to 10 miles an hour, Jack pulled over, but

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June 3, 2013 3:02 am
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Put the glass down!

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Socialism Explained

  Socialism Explained: Simple Analogy      An economics professor at a local college made a statement that he had never failed a single student before but had once failed an entire class.   That class had insisted that socialism worked and that no one would be poor and no one would be rich, a

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Embracing imperfection!

      EMBRACING   IMPERFECTION       A  very touching story.. "When I was a little girl, my mom liked to make breakfast food for dinner every now and then. And I remember one night in particular when she had made breakfast after a long, hard day at work.   On that evening

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We All need a Trouble Tree: Must Read!

  I hired a plumber to help me restore an old farmhouse, and after he had  just  finished a rough first day on the job: a flat tire made him lose an hour of work, his electric drill quit and his ancient one ton truck  refused to start.    While I drove him home, he

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May 7, 2013 3:07 am
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Glass of Milk……lovely story!

One day, a poor boy who was selling goods from door to door to pay his way through school, found he had only one thin dime left, and he was hungry.    He decided he would ask for a meal at the next house. However, he lost his nerve when a lovely young woman opened

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WIFE FROM HELL…..!

  A Husband and wife had been arguing, when the husband , did not realize he was driving a bit to fast, was pulled over by a police officer for speeding  The officer says, ' I clocked you at 80 miles per hour, sir.'  The driver says, 'Gee, officer I had it on cruise control

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Why are we stressed?

Yesterday, I was driving, and the FM radio went off for few seconds. I thought, I should have an iPod. Then suddenly I realized that I have not used my iPod in last 6 months. And then… more things, Handy cam in last 2 years, Digital Camera in last 2 months, DVD player in last

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Best Lawyer Story of the Year

      BEST LAWYER STORY OF THE YEAR, DECADE AND PROBABLY THE CENTURY   Charlotte, North Carolina. A lawyer purchased a box of very rare and expensive cigars, then insured them against, among other things, fire. Within a month, having smoked his entire stockpile of these great cigars and without yet having made even

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April 19, 2013 2:13 pm
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Sherrif Joe!!

  SHERIFF JOE IS AT IT AGAIN!    Oh, there's MUCH more to know about Sheriff Joe!  Maricopa County was spending approx. $18 million dollars a year on stray animals, like cats and dogs. Sheriff Joe offered to take the department over, and the County Supervisors said okay.  The animal shelters are now all staffed

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April 19, 2013 1:54 pm
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The amazing story of how Ratan Tata built an empire…!!!!!!

  The amazing story of how Ratan Tata built an empire…!!!!!   He's packing his bags — again. December 2012, when he turns 75, is the third scheduled retirement for Ratan Tata. The Tata Group has been at this inflection point twice earlier, and stepped back both times. In 2002, when Tata was to retire

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April 9, 2013 2:16 pm
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Positive Thoughts and stinking socks..

    Once a man was invited by the king for a meeting, when he reached the palace, he met the minister who then guided him to meet the king but on the way, the minister stopped & said that there was a stink coming from the man’s socks.   He questioned the man about

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April 9, 2013 1:42 am
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Indian Moms are great!

    This is the story of an Indian MOM. Mom comes to visit her son Kumar for dinner……. who lives with a girl roommate Sunita. During the course of the meal, his mother couldn't help but notice how pretty Kumar's roommate was. She had long been suspicious of a relationship between the two, and

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April 9, 2013 1:09 am
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THE WALLET..what a story!

    As I walked for exercise during my office lunch hour, I stumbled on a wallet someone had lost in the street.   I picked it up and looked inside to find some identification so I could call the owner. But the wallet contained only three dollars and a crumpled letter that looked as if it

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April 4, 2013 2:49 pm
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The people in your life!

  BEING A MOTHER (or Parent!)  After 21 years of marriage, my wife wanted me to take another woman out to dinner and a movie.   She said, 'I love you, but I know this other woman loves you and would love to spend some time with you.' The other woman that my wife wanted

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Key to Happiness

      “When I was a little  girl, my mom liked to make breakfast food for dinner every now and then. And I  remember one night in particular when she had made breakfast after a long,  hard day at work.   On that evening so long ago, my mom placed a plate of eggs,

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Power of Positive talk.!

    Power of Positive Talk   I remember my dad teaching me the power of language at a very young age. Not only did my dad understand that specific words affect our mental pictures, but he understood words are a powerful programming factor in lifelong success.   One particularly interesting event occurred when I

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The Dead Parrot and THE Golfer…as always!

          The Dead Parrot     At dawn the telephone rings, "Hello, Senor Rod? This is Ernesto,  the caretaker at your country house."   "Ah yes, Ernesto. What can I do for you? Is there a problem?"     "Um, I am just calling to advise you, Senor Rod, that your

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March 27, 2013 4:45 am
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WW II Tank found after 62 years

  An amazing story…  WWII Tank Found after 62 Years.  WW II Russian tank with German markings uncovered after 62 years. WW II Buffs will  find this interesting. Even after 62 years (and a little tinkering), they were able to  fire up the diesel engine!  A Komatsu D375A-2 bulldozer pulled the abandoned tank from its tomb

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March 8, 2013 4:28 pm
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Worth Reading!!

  One day a farmer's donkey fell down into a well.   The animal cried piteously for hours as the farmer tried to figure out what to do.   Finally, he decided the animal was old, and the well needed to be covered up anyway;   It just wasn't worth it to retrieve the donkey.

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March 8, 2013 9:19 am
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The Masters

The Masters   When one Guru was dying, one of his deciple asked him "Guruji, who was your master?"   He said, "I had thousands of masters. If I just relate their names it will take months, years and it is too late. But three masters I will certainly tell you about. "   "One

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March 8, 2013 7:29 am
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The Power of……..story

  A long time ago in China , a girl named Li-Li got married went to live with her husband and mother-in-law. In a very short time, Li-Li found that she couldn't get along with her mother-in-law at all.   Their personalities were very different, and Li-Li was angered by many of her mother-in-law' s

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March 2, 2013 9:39 am
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What do women want?

What do women want . . . . . . ? A story to think about.  . . . . . . .     Young King Arthur was ambushed and  imprisoned by the monarch of a neighbouring kingdom. The monarch could have  killed him but was moved by Arthur's youth and ideals. So, the

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March 1, 2013 7:05 am
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The CURTAIN RODS ….Very Funny

     CURTAIN  RODS—-PRICELESS    She spent  the first day packing her belongings into boxes, crates and  suitcases.   On the  second day, she had the movers come and collect her  things ..  On the  third day, she sat down for the last time at their beautiful dining room  table by candle-light, put on some soft background

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St. Valentine’s Story

  Let me introduce myself. My name is Valentine.    I lived in Rome during the third century. That was long, long ago! At that time, Rome was ruled by an emperor named Claudius. I didn't like Emperor Claudius, and I wasn't the only one! A lot of people shared my feelings.   Claudius wanted

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The Delayed Flight

         This past week I was on a four and a half hour,  non-stop flight from Seattle , Washington , to Atlanta , Georgia .  In all my  years of  traveling, I have learned that each time a plane has the  opportunity to stop, there is potential for unexpected challenges.    

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February 6, 2013 4:54 pm
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Letter by 98 year old lady to her bank…!

A SENIOR MOMENT – I HOPE I HAVE THEM LIKE THIS A 98 year old woman in the UK wrote this to her bank.The bank manager thought it sufficiently amusing have it published in the Times. Lets hope he also did the right thing by his customer.    Dear Sir,   I am writing to

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A Tale of Two Seas

      Sitting in the Geography class in school, I remember how fascinated Iwas when we were being taught all about the Dead Sea. As you probably recall, the Dead Sea is really a Lake, not a sea. Its so high in salt content that the human body can float easily.   You can almost lie

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January 26, 2013 4:27 am
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The Ant and so called Modern work culture….

      THE ANT     Every day, a small ant arrives  at work very early and starts work immediately.   She produces  a lot and she was happy.   The Chief, a lion, was surprised  to see that the ant was working without supervision.   He thought if the ant can produce so 

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What women want

  What do women want . . . . . . ? A story.  . . . . . . .    Young King Arthur was ambushed and  imprisoned by the monarch of a neighbouring kingdom. The monarch could have  killed him but was moved by Arthur's youth and ideals. So, the monarch offered  him

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January 16, 2013 2:19 am
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A management Lesson!

  There's an old  sea story about a ship's Captain who inspected his sailors, and afterward told  the first mate that his men smelled bad.   The Captain  suggested perhaps it would help if the sailors would change underwear  occasionally. The first mate  responded, "Aye, aye sir, I'll see to it immediately! "   The

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January 15, 2013 3:42 am
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BEAUTIFUL EXPLANATION OF DEATH

  ~DEATH~ WHAT A WONDERFUL WAY TO EXPLAIN IT .   A sick man turned to his doctor as he was preparing to Leave the examination room and said, Doctor, I am afraid to die. Tell me what lies on the other side.' Very quietly, the doctor said, 'I don't know.' 'You don't know? You're,

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January 14, 2013 3:05 pm
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An Old Guy And A Bucket Of Shrimp

  An Old Guy And A Bucket Of Shrimp.It happened every Friday evening, almost without fail, when the sun resembled a giant orange and was starting to dip into the blue ocean. Old Ed came strolling along the beach to his favorite pier.. Clutched in his bony hand was a bucket of shrimp. Ed walks

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January 11, 2013 4:07 am
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Bran – you will like this one!

  The couple were 85 years old, and had been married for sixty years. Though they were far from rich, they managed to get by because they watched their pennies.   Though not young, they were both in very good health, largely due to the wife's insistence on healthy foods and exercise for the last

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The Great’s Last 3 Wishes

    ALEXANDER – The Great's Last 3 Wishes    Alexander, after conquering many kingdoms, was returning home. On the way, he fell ill and it took him to his death bed. With death staring him in his face, Alexander realized how his conquests,his great army, his sharp sword and all his wealth were of

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January 8, 2013 7:34 am
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Key to happiness…

  “When I was a little  girl, my mom liked to make breakfast food for dinner every now and then. And I  remember one night in particular when she had made breakfast after a long,  hard day at work. On that evening so long ago, my mom placed a plate of eggs,  sausage, and extremely

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January 5, 2013 1:44 am
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Auditor’s Job….you will love it!

  Once upon a time there was a shepherd looking after his sheep on the side of a deserted road.   Suddenly a brand new Porsche screeches to a halt. The driver, a man dressed in an Armani suit, Cerutti shoes, Ray-Ban sunglasses, TAG-Heuer wrist-watch, and a Pierre Cardin tie gets out and asks the

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January 3, 2013 7:47 am
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