An Hour Of Your Time

An hour of your time

"Dad," the six-year old boy asks his Father, "How much money do you make an hour?" "Son," the father, short on patience from a long work week, answers, "that is an inappropriate question.  You need to learn to be polite.  There are certain questions you never ask people." "Okay," the boy responds. Seeing his son's demeanor, the father softens, and says, "Okay, I'll tell you. …

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Open The Door

Open the door

On June 11, 1963, history was made when James Hood and Vivian Malone walked through two white wood doors at Foster Auditorium to enroll at the University of Alabama, the first African American students in the school's history. Their action proved all…

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The Sound You Make

The Sound You Make

There are still vestiges of Christmas in the living room. Christmas music in the air. The coffee table strewn with devoured books. Country Cooking of Ireland. Romancing the Vine, Alan Tardi. Anchor and Flares, Kate Braestrup. How to cook a Moose, Kate Christensen. Gratitude, Oliver…

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