Some Common Cents for October 25th 2013


Today is such a beautiful day in central Alabama, it is hard to imagine anything wrong in the world at all. There isn’t a cloud in the sky; the air is a little crisp with a slight breeze, and the leaves have only just started to change. It is the type of day which lets you know there are far more important things in heaven and earth than are dreamt of in our philosophies. I suppose I should give credit to William Shakespeare for that one.


This is the view from the parking lot in front of our building.

Still, it is all too easy to overlook such things as a pretty autumnal afternoon when there are bills to pay, deadlines to meet, children to feed, places to be, and schedules to maintain. For some of us, these things are very difficult, if not impossible; money is harder to obtain, and the next meal is far from certain. Beautiful days? You can’t fold beautiful days, can you? …Read On…

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