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House For Sale: Must Love Snakes

If you’re thinking about buying a home in Annapolis, Maryland, don’t buy the one at 631 Truxton Road.  It’s a beautiful home on an acre of ground.  You’d probably like it very much, except for one thing: It’s infested with snakes. … Continue reading

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Flying Leaps

You’ve heard of BASE jumping.  The word BASE stands for Bridges, Antennas, Spans, and Earth.  It’s when you strap a parachute to your back and jump off a very tall man-made structure or perhaps a very high cliff or ledge.  … Continue reading

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How Fragile Are You?

On March 7, 1981, Chester Bitterman III was murdered by left-wing terrorists in Colombia because they thought he was a CIA agent.  He wasn’t.  He was, in fact, part of a team of Bible translators working to put 33 primitive … Continue reading

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Death By Negotiation

Winston Churchill said and did many brilliant things.  But his greatest moment came when he decided not to negotiate with Hitler.  Edward Halifax, a powerful member of Churchill’s War Cabinet, pleaded for negotiations, fearing that war would lead to Britain’s … Continue reading

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A Fictional Conversation Between You and the President

You’re the United States Ambassador to Any Country.  The President has summoned you to the Oval Office.  He doesn’t look too happy. The President:  It’s been brought to my attention that when you’re on foreign soil you’re hesitant to tell … Continue reading

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