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This is for all the marbles.

by RedStickWriter on July 12, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

My grandson, Luke, and I were on the floor playing with Legos. I noticed a box constructed of Legos and filled to the brim with marbles and asked Luke what the box is for. He said it is for all of his marbles. His answer inspired this addicted Sixer to immediately crank up some word mathing and word smithing to form a statement with the regulation count. The result reminded me of high school and college basketball games when I attempted last second shots required for a win.


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