Message Of The Owl

When I woke that morning, it wasn’t apparent to me what was wrong, but my body and mind were unusually heavy and I was unable to shove off the covers and put my feet on the floor, an attribute not typical of this early-morning and enthusiastic riser. While I waited for my body to inch…
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Living As A Gypsy

I applied for a job with an “adventure company” and found myself in a hotel conference hall with several other applicants.  Joe, the manager, was our interviewer and began the demonstration with a motivational pep talk that rivaled speeches given by Martin Luther King Jr. This “adventure company” called themselves JLM Promotions and were recruiting…
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Ten Throws

When I was eight years old, my parents signed me up for city league softball.  We practiced twice a week and played Tuesday night games.  My dad was the assistant coach and it turned out I had inherited his athletic genes.  I had a strong right arm, great hand-eye coordination and quickly took to the…
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