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The Truck Drivin' Poet

I once knew an old truck driver
Who’d been drivin’ a rig all his life.
And he never knew a single worry.
Nor was he ever bothered with strife. 345 more words


At San Quentin - Johnny Cash

The original release is embedded, for the extended and more complete 2000 release, use this link: http://rd.io/x/QVpb1yJb69k/

Brief Background: At San Quentin was recorded at San Quentin State Prison in California on  February 24, 1969 and was released in June of the same year. 199 more words

My Son Fell in Love With a 40-Year-Old Book

Reading is always part of our bedtime routine with our munchkins. Each night, my son and daughter choose one book each. Then they argue over whose book is to be read first. 339 more words


Where the Sidewalk Ends

Written and Illustrated by Shel Silverstein Harper Collins, 1974

If you are a dreamer, come in,

If you are a dreamer, a wisher, a liar,

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Trends We Don't Hate Yet - Falling

I picked this topic imagining all these covers that involved falling people.  When I started digging around, however, I wasn’t overwhelmed with dramatic covers of women in long, flowing, beautiful dresses falling to some unknown doom.  357 more words



My neighbor has a Giving Tree
That overnight bequeathed to me
A half a million leaves or so.
Why I deserve them I don’t know… 55 more words