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Mad Trombonist

bass trombone player

(August 1998, Uruguay) In a misplaced moment of inspiration, Paolo Esperanza, bass-trombonist with the Symphonica Maya de Uruguay, decided to make his own contribution to the cannon shots fired during a performance of Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture at an outdoor children’s concert. In complete disregard of common sense, he dropped a …

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Old Dogs

Old German Shepherd

One day an old German Shepherd starts chasing rabbits and before long, discovers that he’s lost. Wandering about, he notices a panther heading rapidly in his direction with the intention of having lunch. The old German Shepherd thinks, “Oh, oh! I’m in deep doo-doo now!”  Noticing some bones on the …

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The Worst Sinner I Know

Birthday Card with Psalm 20:4

I awoke this morning, remembering that it was my step-mother’s birthday. The woman, my father divorced my mom to marry, after twenty-six years. She was my mom’s best friend and business partner. They were like sisters. We were all shell-shocked when it happened, never to be the same again. But, …

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Israeli scientists develop corona-busting disinfectant that stays active

Israeli Scientists in Lab

Unlike chlorine bleach and similar surface disinfecting products, the new substances target the virus infection mechanism and remain active longer. By  ISRAEL21c Staff  – Israel 21c – MAY 19, 2020, 8:36 AM Chemical engineers from the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology say they have developed smart disinfectants that destroy the coronavirus infection …

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