- Jim Goldsworthy - Anything and Everything
They were on his land, so he decided to fight
An old friend’s father was a brave American soldier, and I’ve lost track of how many people I’ve told about them.
Santa has retired; long live Santa
Our new Santa Claus is an old friend from high school. (He was a really good running back and didn’t even need to put on a fake beard in his new role.)
You could call them pennies from Heaven
The only thing that had changed about the place was that most of the people who once were there with me are gone now, as was the old cabin. The woods, the pond, the creek and the fields are the same.
It flew over his head and he didn’t see it
If you don’t believe in them, that’s OK. We believe in them ... whatever they are. There may be several explanations for them, including a few natural ones that nobody has thought about.
It was good for him that she was a poor girl
Everyone should have a mystery; not one that bugs you constantly, but which resurfaces every now and then when you least expect it, and it makes you wonde
Both of them are right, but both are wrong
The esteemed historian David McCullough said recently on CBS’ 60 Minutes that America is producing a nation of historical illiterates, and I agree.
Don’t thank me for it ... this was a privilege
Long before Election Day, I predicted what the results would be. I also am writing this before the votes were counted and we got to see who won, and who lost.
It was an ill wind that blew nobody good
I have seen it rain harder than it did last Monday night, and I have seen the wind blow harder ... but then I wasn’t in some of the places where other folks were unfortunate enough to be.
This was a color he’d never worn before
A new pin has been added to one of my ballcaps, of which I have many.
The door to my hall closet is covered with hats that my dad used to wear, and one shelf is crammed with my own, but there are only four that I wear with any regularity.
The best thing about it might be the silence
A buddy of mine was wearing an expression I’ve seen before ... sometimes in the mirror.
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