Category Archives: Decisions

Never to go to a doctor whose office plants have died

The late Erma Bombeck said some of her most important decisions were: never to go to a doctor whose office plants have died; to follow her husband’s suggestion to put a little excitement into life by living within their budget; … Continue reading

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If you don’t make your own decisions, someone else will

Ronald Reagan, while still a young man, had an aunt who took him to a cobbler for a pair of new shoes. The cobbler asked if he wanted square toes or round toes. Reagan couldn’t decide, so the cobbler told … Continue reading

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Choose your rut carefully

Friends from America told me about driving through rural Iowa after heavy rains and suddenly finding themselves on a long stretch of unsealed road. Next to the official sign that announced that the road was under repair was another sign … Continue reading

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Don’t hope; decide.

Michael Hargrove tells about watching a man at an airport dropping a bag to the ground to hug two small children. Then he turned to their mother and said, “I’ve saved the best for last!” and then gave her a … Continue reading

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