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WITandWISDOM(tm) - November 29, 1999
I want to know what sustains you from the inside when all else fails away. I want to know if you can be alone with yourself, and if you truly like the company you keep in the empty moments. - Oriah Mountain Dreamer
(E-zine: WEEKEND ENCOUNTER http://www.gospelcom.net/actsi/weekly/ )
~~~~~~~ SPECIAL THOUGHTS:
~~~~~~~ THIS & THAT:
THINGS CHILDREN SAY & DO:
A first-grade teacher was overseeing her students as they experimented with their desk computers. One boy sat staring at the screen, unsure how to get the computer going.
The teacher walked over and read what was on his screen. In her most reassuring voice, she said, "The computer wants to know what your name is," then she walked over to the next child.
The boy leaned toward the screen and whispered, "My name is David."
(E-zine: DAILY HUMOR Mailto:Daily-Humorfirstname.lastname@example.org)
A little boy and his mother stopped in front of an abstract painting in a gallery exhibition. "What is that?" asked the boy.
It's supposed to be a child and his dog," she replied.
"Well," demanded the boy. "Why isn't it?"
(E-zine: AMERICA'S JOKE Mailto:subscribe- email@example.com)
Soon after Christmas, my three-year-old granddaughter Robyn was looking at a wedding picture of family friends. "What is Allie doing?" she asked her mother.
"She's getting married."
"Then what's Scott doing? Getting Josephed?"
(Fred Miller via E-zine: MONDAY FODDER Mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org?subject=Subscribe_Monday_Fodder)
When my mom was on a health kick, she decided to push the limits with our family of picky eaters. She fixed a soup-like mixture of lentils and barley that none of us was eager to try.
We dreaded dipping into the grayish goop. We looked at each other, hoping someone would have the courage to ask Mom if we could skip dinner.
Fortunately, it was four-year-old Katrina's turn to say the blessing, and she summed up our sentiments perfectly when she prayed, "Dear Lord, please take us to a restaurant."
~~~~~~~ KEEP SMILING:
"The remarkable thing about my mother is that for 30 years she served us nothing but leftovers. The original meal has never been found." - Calvin Trillin
(E-zine: THE FUNNIES Mailto:andychaps_the-funnies- email@example.com)
There are 18 doctors in the US called Dr. Doctor, and one called Dr. Surgeon. There is also a dermatologist named Dr. Rash, a psychiatrist called Dr. Couch and an anesthesiologist named Dr. Gass.
(E-zine: GAGLER'S TRIVIA OF THE DAY Mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org)