• When Mrs. Bondurant, the civics teacher, asked each of the freshman students what part in government they would like to be, Henry quickly said, "Speaker of the House." He  had every hope that he'd be able to tame those pesky feathers on top of his head--after all, in politics, looking the part was as important as substance.

Speaker of the House

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Tejas Beauty Contest

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  • Lilli and Billie had loved the concept of the AirBnB "rustic cabin on the Yaak River," but hadn't realized rustic meant no windows, locks, bathroom, shower, cell coverage, broadband coverage or fast food restaurants . . .

Rustic

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  • While mom was out catching breakfast, she told the kids not to watch the neighboring kids trying their first flight (which usually ended in gravity winning).  She didn't want to discourage them for when their time came.  But that was like telling them not to watch Pro Wrestling on TV when she left . . .

Don’t Watch

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  • Unlike most cats, Precious didn't like ladders; she got to the third step and stood her ground. "Not gonna do 'er," was all she would say when encouraged to go higher . . .

Not Gonna Do ‘Er!

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  • As the forest fire raged, the park rangers were pretty sure someone had not obeyed the no smoking signs . . .

No Smoking

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