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Look carefully...at the seemingly small moments...in the constant shaping of souls.- Neal A.Maxwell

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     Short notice invitation for friends to come and sing Christmas carols.
     Four batches of cookies made.  Boys stirring while I add ingredients.
     Boys take out garbage/recycle, I scrub floors.
     House ready,  refreshments set.
     14-year old flying remote control helicopter.
     I round a corner one direction, helicopter rounds same corner, different direction.
     Company due to arrive soon, helicopter stuck in my hair.
     14-year old apologizes, profusely. 
     14-year old works on untangling mess.
     14-year old calls for help. 
     Spouse and 17-year come. 
     Spouse says looks like my hair will have to be cut. 
     17-year old says, looks like 14-year old will have to get a new helicopter.
     14-year old looks like he thinks 17-year old is correct.
     I head to a mirror.
     Hair pulling - no cutting, on my part.  Helicopter disassembling - no breaking, on 14-year old's part.
     Total damage: small snarl of hair in the garbage and a story for spouse to tell when friends arrive.


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