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Monday; April 30

Last weekend I had the chance to go to a theme park with the family.  I really enjoy the water rides, so as the day began to wind down, a few of us decided to give it a try.  As I stood in line I began to notice the people who were exiting were drenched – not just wet, but soaked.  Well, I wasn’t going to be dissuaded by other people’s bad fortune, so I stuck it out and, sure enough, I got drenched!  As we got off the ride we noticed the “family dryers” stationed around the area.  While the idea sounded good, I wasn’t going to spend more money to get dry ... no matter how long it took me to dry naturally.  Well, our granddaughters’ other grandpa came to the rescue and paid for us to get use the dryer.  A few years ago, I might have been stubborn and not used the dryer since I didn’t pay for it, but I graciously (and thankfully) accepted the gesture and got a little drier. 
          As I reflected on Roger’s gift it got me to thinking about how easy it is for our pride to get…