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I've Got Work To Do

Updated on April 22, 2012

Mike's Common Sense

After reading "The Easter Egg Eating Contest", and "A Transcendental State of Gullibility", I'm sure many folks are thinking that I am a cruel person. How could I do something like that to my own brother? In my own defense, I must say that I did pull some cruel practical jokes on Albert, (the Easter egg eating contest just one of these) but not one of them was premeditated. I honestly did not lay awake at night thinking of ways to get him. I would just find myself in a situation, and ad-lib it from there.

They were very funny at the time (except to Albert). Now almost 40 years later, I do feel bad that I was such a bad brother to him, and I have been trying to atone to him. I have written before that I believe this world is one big school, where soul learns how to be a mature soul, mostly through trial and error. Fortunately, for me, as I got older I got to be more of a free thinker. I learned that humor should not be derived at someone else's expense.

I have also learned many other lessons, some which came easily, while others have taken much effort on my part. There is an old saying "Only the good die young." I believe that to be true. If you have learned all the lessons you came here to learn, there is no reason to hang around. Well, I can say with some degree of certainty, that you will be able to read my dribble for many years to come.

I have many more lessons to learn. I've got work to do.

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      Michael A Muehleisen 7 years ago from Miami,FL

      Hi Cricket! I love your new pic. Yes you should read "The Easter Eating Contest". It was one of many practical jokes I pulled as a kid. Funny to me, but not so much for my poor older brother who was the brunt of most of them.

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      ChristineRitter 7 years ago from Ohio

      LOL i better to go read The Easter Egg ... LOL hmmm