Bedtime Stories

Here Is Where We Should Be Ashamed

Here Is Where We Should Be Ashamed

on December 12, 2017, 7:25 AM / in Bedtime Stories
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A Story About An Old 1956 Chevy

A Story About An Old 1956 Chevy

on December 12, 2017, 6:10 AM / in Bedtime Stories

The proud owner of a magnificent 1956 Chevrolet convertible, wrote to say he had restored the car to perfection over the last few years, and sent this: On a very warm summer afternoon he decided to take his car to town. It needed gas, as the gauge was practically on empty, but he wanted ice cream, so he headed first […]

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The Cross

The Cross

on December 12, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Bedtime Stories, Religion

A young man was at the end of his rope, seeing no way out, dropped to his knees in prayer. “Lord, I can’t go on,” he said. “I have too heavy of a cross to bear.” The Lord replied, “My son, if you can’t bear its weight, just place your cross inside this room. Then, open that other door and […]

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Christmas Quote December 12th

Christmas Quote December 12th

on December 12, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Bedtime Stories, History

“I heard the bells on Christmas Day Their old, familiar carols play, And wild and sweet The words repeat Of peace on earth, good-will to men!” Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was an American poet whose works include “Paul Revere’s Ride”, The Song of Hiawatha, and “Evangeline”. He was also the first American to translate Dante Alighieri’s The Divine […]

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Charles Dickens in Tax Court, courtesy Judge Mark Holmes

Charles Dickens in Tax Court, courtesy Judge Mark Holmes

on December 11, 2017, 8:06 AM / in Bedtime Stories, History

Bob Kamman, Procedurally Taxing: “I searched other Tax Court orders and decisions available at the Court’s website. Surprisingly, this is the only reference to Jarndyce. I searched for Dickens. There were petitioners named Dickens, and petitioners with an address on Dickens Street. But the only other Dickens reference came from an opinion by the same Judge Holmes” [U.S. Tax Court […]

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Christmas Quote December 10th

Christmas Quote December 10th

on December 10, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Bedtime Stories, History

“Christmas can be celebrated in the school room with pine trees, tinsel and reindeers, but there must be no mention of the man whose birthday is being celebrated. One wonders how a teacher would answer if a student asked why it was called Christmas.” Ronald Reagan Ronald Wilson Reagan was the 40th President of the United States (1981–1989) and the […]

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Christmas Quote for Today, December 9th

Christmas Quote for Today, December 9th

on December 9, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Bedtime Stories, History

  “How many observe Christ’s birthday! How few, His precepts!”    Benjamin Franklin Benjamin Franklin was a writer, a philosopher, a scientist, a politician, a patriot, a Founding Father, an inventor, and publisher. He helped with the founding of the United States of America and changed the world with his discoveries about electricity. His writings such as Poor Richards’ Almanac have […]

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Helping Students Understand the Constitution

Helping Students Understand the Constitution

on December 9, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Announcements, Bedtime Stories, History

WATCH LIVE AT 10 a.m. (CST) Helping Students Understand the Constitution Best-selling author and Fox News commentator Nick Adams will host a lively and informative discussion about constitutional rights. In schools across the country, students are not being taught foundational principles such as federalism, checks and balances, and separation of powers. Instead, most students are taught the Constitution is a “living” […]

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Engineer In Hell…

Engineer In Hell…

on December 7, 2017, 7:40 AM / in Bedtime Stories

As to not offend the legal profession, please remember it is a joke. An Engineer dies and goes to Hell. Dissatisfied with the level of comfort, he starts designing and building improvements. After a while, Hell has air conditioning, iced water, flush toilets and escalators, and the engineer is a pretty popular guy. One day God calls and asks Satan, […]

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Smile, Not Everything is at it Seems

Smile, Not Everything is at it Seems

on December 6, 2017, 7:58 AM / in Bedtime Stories
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From the Mouths of Leaders

From the Mouths of Leaders

on December 6, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Bedtime Stories
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When Everything is News

When Everything is News

on December 5, 2017, 6:46 AM / in Bedtime Stories
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Branco Kate Steinle’s Murderer Not Guilty

Branco Kate Steinle’s Murderer Not Guilty

on December 5, 2017, 6:13 AM / in Bedtime Stories
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Seniors

Seniors

on December 4, 2017, 6:51 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Two young businessmen in Florida were sitting down for a break in their soon-to-be new store in the shopping mall As yet, the store’s merchandise wasn’t in — only a few shelves and display racks set up. One said to the other, “I’ll bet that any minute now some old senior is going to walk by, put his face to […]

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As you butter the little crumb..

As you butter the little crumb..

on December 4, 2017, 6:42 AM / in Bedtime Stories

The Pillsbury Doughboy has died. Boo Hoo Please join me in remembering a great icon of the community. The Pillsbury Doughboy died yesterday of a yeast infection and trauma complications from repeated pokes in the belly. He was 71. Doughboy was buried in a lightly greased coffin. Dozens of celebrities turned out to pay their respects, including Mrs. Butterworth, Hungry […]

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A difference of Opinion

A difference of Opinion

on December 2, 2017, 6:28 AM / in Bedtime Stories
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The Mushrooms…

The Mushrooms…

on December 1, 2017, 8:28 AM / in Bedtime Stories

She wanted to serve her guests mushroom-smothered steak, but she had no mushrooms and no time to buy them. Her husband suggested, “Why don’t you go pick some of the mushrooms that are growing wild down by the stream? “No, some wild mushrooms are poisonous.” “Well, I see squirrels eating them and they’re OK.” So she picked a bunch and […]

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Florida Woman Stops Alligator Attack Using a Small Beretta Pistol

Florida Woman Stops Alligator Attack Using a Small Beretta Pistol

on November 29, 2017, 7:48 AM / in Bedtime Stories

This is a story of self-control and marksmanship by a brave, cool-headed woman with a small pistol against a fierce predator. *What’s the smallest caliber that you would trust to protect yourself?*                                                                              *Here’s her story in her own words:* “While out walking along the edge of a pond just outside my house in The Villages with my soon to […]

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Seenager

Seenager

on November 29, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Bedtime Stories

I Just discovered my age group! I am a Seenager. (Senior teenager)I have everything that I wanted as a teenager, only 50-60 years later. I don’t have to go to school or work I get an allowance every month. I have my own pad. I don’t have a curfew. I have a driver’s license and my own car. I have […]

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Grandma’s Invitation for Thanksgiving

Grandma’s Invitation for Thanksgiving

on November 27, 2017, 8:20 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Dear Family, I’m not dead yet. Thanksgiving is still important to me. If being in my Last Will and Testament is important to you, then you might consider being with me for my favorite holiday. Dinner is at 2:00. Not 2:15. Not 2:05. Two. 2:00 Arrive late and you get what’s left over. Last year, that moron Marshall fried a […]

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