Ella’s New Shoulder

NEWSLETTER of RANDOM THOUGHTS Ella’s New Shoulder by Thomas E. Williams – January 16. 2019 3:30 came suddenly this morning. I’m not used to being awakened by an alarm. But we needed to get up and get moving so that we could get Ella to the hospital by 5 today. We left home at 4:26. […]

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SICKNESS

There I sat staring out the window at the deceptively warm looking sunshine outside. We (Ella and I) were counting down the minutes until our doctor’s appointment. Cedar Fever (huge amounts of cedar/jumper pollen in the air) has nearly everyone in the area sneezing, coughing, sniffing, and rubbing itching eyes. I can’t say that I’m […]

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WHEN THE WOLF COMES

Do you remember the story of the three little pigs and the big bad wolf? The first little pig built his house out of straw. The wolf came and blew the house away. The second piggy built a house of sticks but it suffered the same fate. Only the house of bricks was strong enough […]

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Remarkable Encounter

A couple of days ago I had a remarkable encounter. I (Santa) was sitting in my big chair at Lakeline mall when I noticed a young woman who obviously had “special needs” and her helper standing outside the set. I went over to her and was introduced. I was told that she was deaf and […]

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MY HANDS, A STUDY

The other day I was looking at my hands. Okay, it was a very slow day and I was bored. But there I was looking at my hands and I noticed that my right hand and left hand don’t match. I’m not talking about the fact that my left thumb is about a quarter of […]

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FOGGIER

It was more foggy this morning than j yesterday. People were still plowing through the fog at excessive speeds. I read a study years ago that found that people tend to increase their speed in fog rather than decrease their speed. They reasoned that it is because the same part of our brain that determined […]

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