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Friday, August 08, 2008

A word from Paul Harvey

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Blogger Bob said...

> Can you answer this riddle?
>
>
> Here is a pretty neat little thing from Paul Harvey. See if you can
> guess the riddle at the end.
>
>
> Paul Harvey Writes:
>
>
> We tried so hard to make things better for our kids that we made
> them worse. For my grandchildren, I'd like better.
> I'd really like for them to know about hand me down clothes and
> homemade ice cream and leftover meat loaf sandwiches. I really would.
>
>
> I hope you learn humility by being humiliated, and that you learn
> honesty by being cheated.
> I hope you learn to make your own bed and mow the lawn and wash the
> car.
> And I really hope nobody gives you a brand new car when you are
> sixteen.
>
>
> It will be good if at least one time you can see puppies born and
> your old dog put to sleep.
>
>
> I hope you get a black eye fighting for something you believe in.
>
>
> I hope you have to share a bedroom with your younger brother/
> sister. And it's all right if you have to draw a line down the
> middle of the room,but when he wants to crawl under the covers with
> you because he's scared, I hope you let him.
>
>
> When you want to see a movie and your little brother/sister wants
> to tag along, I hope you'll let him/her.
> I hope you have to wa lk uphill to school with your friends and
> that you live in a town where you can do it safely.
>
>
> On rainy days when you hav e to catch a ride, I hope you don't ask
> your driver to drop you two blocks away so you won't be seen riding
> with someone as uncool as your Mom.
>
>
> If you want a slingshot, I hope your Dad teaches you how to make
> one instead of buying one.
> I hope you learn to dig in the dirt and read books.
>
>
> When you learn to use computers, I hope you also learn to add and
> subtract in your head.
>
>
> I hope you get teased by your friends when you have your first
> crush on a boy\girl, and when you talk back to your mother that you
> learn what ivory soap tastes like.
>
>
> May you skin your knee climbing a mountain, burn your hand on a
> stove and stick your tongue on a frozen flagpole.
>
>
> I don't care if you try a beer once, but I hope you don't like it.
> And if a friend offers you dope or a joint, I hope you realize he
> is not your friend..
>
>
> I sure hope you make time to sit on a porch with your Grandma/
> Grandpa and go fishing with your Uncle.
>
>
> May you feel sorrow at a funeral and joy during the holidays.
>
>
> I hope your mother punishes you when you throw a baseball through
> your neighbor's window and that she hugs you and kisses you at
> Hanukah/Christmas time when you give her a plaster mold of your hand.
>
>
> These things I wish for you - tough times and disappointment, hard
> work and happiness. To me, it's the only way to appreciate life.
>
> Written with a pen. Sealed with a kiss. I'm here for you. And if I
> die before you do, I'll go to heaven and wait for you.
>
>
> Send this to all of your friends. We secure our friends, not by
> accepting favors, but by doing them.
>
>
> Paul Harvey RIDDLE:
>
>
>
> riddle, 80% of kindergarten kids got the answer, compared to 17% of
> StanfordUniversity
>
>
> What is greater than God, More evil than the devil, The poor have
> it, The rich need it, And if you eat it, you'll die?
>
>
> Send this to 10 people and then press shift and you will get the
> answer.
>
>
> P.S.. You won't believe this, but this really does give you the
> answer!!!!
> --

2:08 PM  
Blogger Bob said...

I know the answer to the riddle.

riddle, 80% of kindergarten kids got the answer, compared to 17% of
> StanfordUniversity
>
>
> What is greater than God, More evil than the devil, The poor have
> it, The rich need it, And if you eat it, you'll die?



NOTHING.

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