Monthly Archives: December 2009


The child was mystified. The teacher repeated the question: “if I have an apple in my left hand and an orange in my right— take a wild guess: what is the question?” The child shrugged his shoulders, lips arched, hands … Continue reading

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ten years later

Two men who had not spoken for many years suddenly reconciled, to everyone’s relief and joy. (#1019) Continue reading

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how cold was it?

The temperature is the big topic today here: minus 18 Celsius–cold enough to freeze an egg instantly on the sidewalk. (#1018) Continue reading

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