When Used Right…

He dropped to a knee in Central Park, pulled out the ring, and asked his sweetheart to marry him. “Yes!” was her answer. Everything was going perfectly. They strolled through Times Square, basking in the glow of their new engagement. The ring felt a bit loose, but he insisted that she continue to wear it.…

The Welcomed Stranger

Years ago a family met a stranger. He seemed like a decent guy, so they invited him into their house. He was an incredible storyteller and very personable (though he was an incessant talker). The kids especially loved him. He would guide everyone’s imaginations through adventures and mysteries like no one could. He would tell…

“Storage Almost Full”

There it is. The dreaded warning message on our phone, “Storage Almost Full.” It always seems to come at an important time when we really need some memory space. With so many phone capabilities these days (text messaging, pictures, data streaming, apps, etc), the memory capacity of our phones fills up quick. When this happens,…

Out of Touch

Shortly after the 1912 presidential election, Woodrow Wilson visited his aged aunt whom he hadn’t seen for a long time. “What are you doing these days, Woodrow?” she asked. “I’ve just been elected president,” replied Wilson. “Oh, yes? President of what?” inquired the aunt. “Of the United States.” “Don’t be silly!” she snorted impatiently. While…