As the words of Proverbs say, a cheerful heart is good medicine.
A Most Unfortunate Time to Sleep
I must have been more tired than I realized. My friend had convinced me to go to the bookstore at
Whenever I came across errors on a restaurant menu twenty years ago or more I could understand why. The availability
Lost In Translation
Translation is an art that isn’t for the faint of heart. The tendency to want to translate literately causes many
Would You Eat This Soup?
This happened many years ago when I went out with friends to a restaurant in Cracow. While looking through the
A friends who teaches first grade is talking with the children in class: “I’ll explain to you how a genealogical
One of the most endearing traits of children is their honesty, although there are times when parents wished their offspring
A World War Two Story
This story isn’t humorous per se, but it’s worth telling. It happened during World War Two in Nazi-occupied Poland. One
My First Shopping Trip
Would you let a three-year old girl go shopping by herself? That is what my mom unwittingly did when I
An Unfortunate Baptism
This happened to a pastor I used to know. When he was fresh out of seminary he took a job
Children Can Be Too Honest
This is a story from one of my students when I was teaching in high school. I’ll call her Joanna.