Wednesday, July 09, 2008

Short Prayer

Okay, that big sigh of relief you heard yesterday was my wife, finding her wallet. The prodigal billfold had somehow found its way into one of the boxes we're using to pack up our kitchen gear in anticipation of the GKR of '08. Everybody can breathe easier, now.


For those of you who live in or around the Orlando, Florida area, you may want to keep your heads down. Turns out a pretty big chunk of real estate was once used as a bombing range during the mid-1940s. And it also turns out there's quite a bit of unexploded munitions still lying around.

Normally, that wouldn't be such a big deal, except that now the land is occupied ... by neighborhood homes and the Odyssey Middle School.

In fact, yesterday WKMG "Local 6" TV reported that an air-to-ground missile and nine other unexploded bombs were found on school grounds.

Good thing school was out. Talk about a bomb threat.


During World War II, when the children were being evacuated from London, one little girl's prayer was overheard: "Dear God, please protect Mommy and Daddy from those terrible bombs. And dear God, do take care of yourself. God, if anything happened to you, we are all sunk."

["Sign of the Times" via Wit and Wisdom]


WONDER for YOUR WEEK: Why do we call them missiles? Wouldn't a more accurate name be hitiles?


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