Posted in January 2013

Confusion (by D.A. Cobb)

Today I saw another clever and innovative billboard. It was posted by the all familiar local restaurant and read, “4 meals for under $4.” Now does that mean you can get all four meals for less than four dollars or each of the four meals cost less than four bucks? Of course we all know … Continue reading

Boxcar (by D.A. Cobb)

At the beginning of my career as a stockbroker I was assigned to an office known for its considerable walk-in business. It was located on the ground floor with a large electronic ticker tape stretching the length of the lobby. The screen, with its ever changing prices, was visible not only to us on the … Continue reading

ATM (by D.A. Cobb)

One morning I found myself in desperate need of cash. Two of my grandchildren were having their first piano recital that afternoon and I was broke. I needed to have pocket money so I decided to drive to my bank and use the ATM. This particular bank has its machine located in a far corner … Continue reading

Ambulance (by D.A. Cobb)

Today I saw an ambulance, lights flashing and sirens wailing pull into our local gas station. It was there to help another rescue squad remove a man slumped over the wheel of his car parked by one of the pumps. The paramedics were working feverishly and I found myself saying a silent prayer for both … Continue reading

Summers Past (by D.A. Cobb)

As a young boy I spent many summers visiting a farm in the Pocono Mountains of northeast Pennsylvania. Each year as the time approached for this annual pilgrimage my excitement level would rise to unbearable levels like a kid waiting for the Good Humor man. The farm was located near the small and picturesque village … Continue reading

A New Day (by Debrah S. Bernier)

Just as the sunshine Sends its rays through the trees- So Your light shines, Through us, on our knees. Your love glows brightly On each believers face, While the rain of Your mercy Floods our souls with Your grace. For each and every new day Brings a promise of its own. For in this lifes … Continue reading