Bedtime Stories

FIVE GREAT LESSONS

FIVE GREAT LESSONS

on September 27, 2015, 5:30 AM / in Bedtime Stories

 1 – Most Important Lesson During my second month of college, our professor gave us a pop quiz. I was a conscientious student and had breezed through the questions, until I read the last one: “What is the first name of the woman who cleans the school?” Surely this was some kind of joke. I had seen the cleaning woman […]

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Dr.Geezer’s Clinic

Dr.Geezer’s Clinic

on September 19, 2015, 6:49 AM / in Bedtime Stories

H/t to Marv for this item An old geezer became very bored in retirement and decided to open a medical clinic. He put a sign up outside that said: “Dr.Geezer’s clinic. Get your treatment for $500, if not cured, get back $1,000. Doctor “Young,” who was positive that this old geezer didn’t know beans about medicine, thought this would be […]

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The Bath Water….

The Bath Water….

on September 19, 2015, 6:41 AM / in Bedtime Stories
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A heart warming Cleveland story

A heart warming Cleveland story

on September 17, 2015, 9:46 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Because of his stupidity and clumsiness, his teacher, was always yelling at him, “You’re driving me crazy, Tyrone!” One day, Tyrone’s mama came to school to check on how he was doing.  The teacher told his mama honestly, that her son was simply a disaster, getting very low marks, and that she had never seen such a stupid boy in […]

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OFFICE HAPPENINGS…

OFFICE HAPPENINGS…

on September 16, 2015, 5:30 AM / in Bedtime Stories

For those at work, suffering through the day….. Quote from a recent meeting: “We are going to continue having these meetings, everyday, until I find out why no work is getting done.” Quote from the Boss… “I didn’t say it was your fault. I said I was going to blame it on you.” A motivational sign at work: The beatings […]

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LONG HAIR & BIBLE LESSON

LONG HAIR & BIBLE LESSON

on September 12, 2015, 7:54 AM / in Bedtime Stories

A young boy had just got his driver’s permit and inquired of his father, an evangelist, if they could discuss the use of the car. His father took him to the study and said to the boy, “I’ll make a deal with you, son. You bring your grades up from a C to a B-average, study your Bible a little, and get your hair […]

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Quote for Today

Quote for Today

on September 11, 2015, 5:30 AM / in Bedtime Stories

“After my bout with Cecil Jacobs when I committed myself to a policy of cowardice, word got around that Scout Finch wouldn’t fight any more, her daddy wouldn’t let her. This was not entirely correct: I wouldn’t fight publicly for Atticus, but the family was private ground. I would fight anyone from a third cousin upwards tooth and nail. Francis […]

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The Real Effect of What We Might Support

The Real Effect of What We Might Support

on September 9, 2015, 7:19 AM / in Bedtime Stories
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The world as it is

The world as it is

on September 9, 2015, 5:30 AM / in Bedtime Stories
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We don’t think its that d..m funny!

We don’t think its that d..m funny!

on September 8, 2015, 9:07 AM / in Bedtime Stories
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THE OLD PHONE

THE OLD PHONE

on September 8, 2015, 5:30 AM / in Bedtime Stories

This is one of our most popular stories that we have ever published. We annually reprint it for our readers. Thank you, the readers, for letting us know how much you appreciate this timeless piece. When I was quite young, my father had one of the first telephones in our neighborhood. I remember the polished, old case fastened to the […]

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The Train of Life

The Train of Life

on September 8, 2015, 5:30 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Some stories are worth republishing…. this is simply one of those stories……. Rec’d this from Mike and I want to share it with the WGEN list…   Jackie This is a very interesting way to describe our time here on earth…  Mike THIS IS BEAUTIFUL. I AM HONORED TO HAVE RECEIVED IT. At birth we boarded the train and met our […]

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Smile, Even If You Can’t Find a Reason

Smile, Even If You Can’t Find a Reason

on September 6, 2015, 5:30 AM / in Bedtime Stories
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Two Cow Economics Explained

Two Cow Economics Explained

on September 1, 2015, 6:42 AM / in Bedtime Stories

As a friend of mine told me orators of old used metaphors, similes, and analogies to persuade their listeners and to get a point across. These days, we have the internet meme and infographic to explain complex ideas through a simple and often humorous image. Special Thanks to RW for sending this one. The following list from NewstalkZB uses two […]

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I Should Have Said Stop!

I Should Have Said Stop!

on August 29, 2015, 11:36 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Once upon a time I was invited to the White House for a private dinner with the President. I am a respected businessman, with a factory that produces memory chips for computers and portable electronics. There was some talk that my industry was being scrutinized by the administration, but I paid it no mind. I live in a FREE country. […]

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PSALM 23

PSALM 23

on August 21, 2015, 5:30 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Timmy was a little five year old boy.  His Mom loved him very much, and being a worrier, she was concerned about his walking to school when he started Kindergarten.  She walked him to school for a couple of days, but when he came home one day, he told his mother that he did not want her walking him to […]

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Are you a Democrat, a Republican, or a Southerner?

Are you a Democrat, a Republican, or a Southerner?

on August 20, 2015, 7:18 AM / in Bedtime Stories, Opinion

Here is a little test that will help you decide. The answer can be found by posing the following question:  You’re walking down a deserted street with your wife  and two small children. Suddenly, a Terrorist with a huge knife  comes around the corner,  locks eyes with you, screams obscenities,  raises the knife, and charges at you… You are carrying […]

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SNOPES never heard this one

SNOPES never heard this one

on August 18, 2015, 7:47 AM / in Bedtime Stories

A young Arkie goes off to college. Half way through the semester, having foolishly squandered all of his money on his girlfriend, he calls home. “Dad,” he says, “You won’t believe what modern education is developing! They actually have a program here at Hendrix that will teach our dog, Ole’ Blue how to talk!” “That’s amazing,” his Dad says. “How […]

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Moving Along

Moving Along

on August 15, 2015, 6:05 AM / in Bedtime Stories
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The Quiet Sermon

The Quiet Sermon

on August 14, 2015, 6:23 AM / in Bedtime Stories

A member of a certain church, who previously had been attending services regularly, stopped going. After a few weeks, the pastor decided to visit him. It was a chilly evening. The pastor found the man at home alone, sitting before a blazing fire. Guessing the reason for his pastor’s visit, the man welcomed him, led him to a comfortable chair […]

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