Monthly Archives: December, 2012

Triskaidekaphobia: the fear of 13

Triskaidekaphobia: noun, the fear of the number 13. I have Tony McHattie to thank for introducing me to this unique word. Mr. McHattie was my high school English teacher extraordinaire. He made it one of his missions to give a vocabulary test each and every week. This post makes me want to jump up and …

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Twas the Friday Before Christmas

Merry Christmas, Feliz Navidad, Happy Hanukkah, and the ever popular, politically correct, Happy Holidays to y’all. Tis the time of year that brings out the best, and the worst in all of us. How can I say that? I had to make a delivery in a semi at one of the ritzy-est commercial institutions in …

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Behind the scenes in Heaven

If I were to tell you that I know of some dramatic events that took place in Heaven before the first Christmas would you keep reading? We’re about to find out. 😉 You see, it had been about 400 years since God had been in direct contact with any people. That’s how long it was …

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Say what?!

Have you ever stopped and listened to some of the words in Christmas carols? No, I’m not talking about Santa’s wreckless driving habits when Grandma got in his way, I mean the old stand-by’s. I received a card once that had on the cover: Fa-la-la-la-la-la-la-la-la When I opened the card up it said: They don’t …

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YES NO

Remember the good old days when bumper stickers were actually placed on bumpers? Of course, we have REAL bumpers on vehicles back then, but that’s another subject. One of the advantages of driving a semi around a big city is that I get to read a lot of vehicle stickers. Some of them are hopeful, …

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