“Today is a most unusual day, because we have never lived it before; we will never live it again; it is the only day we have.
Today can be a healthy unusual day for you -- and for others -- if you take time to give someone a smile . . . to express a word of kindness . . . to lend a helping hand to someone in need . . . to write a note of gratitude . . . to give a word of encouragement to someone who is temporarily overcome with problems . . . to share a portion of your material possessions with others.”
“John said that when we played a funeral in Marion it was the most unusual job we've had. The woman who passed away was a big fan of big band music, and her husband had us play some of her favorites in the church during the funeral. It was well-received and added a lighter touch to an otherwise very sad day for the family.”
“This hit when the system was already strained to its limit, ... You can't all of a sudden create more truck (equipment), more railroad cars and more trained labor to handle the backlog. Honestly, it may be early next year, if there is no strike or further lockout; that's when you can start catching up. That's normally the soft shipping season.”
“When you look at the Volkswagen, the bumper of the pick-up truck forced itself all the way back to the top of the roof of the car. That indicates that he was coming so fast that he was literally underneath that Ford F-150.”