There once was an Oyster – April 1.2011

There once was an oyster whose story I tell,Who found that some sand had got into his shell.It was only a grain, but it gave him great pain.For oysters have feelings although they’re so plain.

Now, did he berate the harsh workings of fateThat had brought him to such a deplorable state?Did he rant at the government, cry for election,And claim that the sea should have given him protection?

No – he said to himself as he lay on a shelf,Since I cannot remove it, I shall try to improve it.Now the years have rolled around, as the years always do,And he came to his ultimate destiny – stew.

And the small grain of sand that had bothered him soWas a beautiful pearl, all richly aglow.Now the tale has a moral, for isn’t it grandWhat an oyster can do with a morsel of sand?

And this moral consider, think what could beIf the lesson were meant for you and for me;What couldn’t we do if we’d only beginWith some of the things that get under our skin!

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About Robynn

Robynn Jaymes has spent her whole life in radio… 30 years!! And almost half of them have been at Star Country. Originally from Cincinnati, Robynn came to the area as a Liberty University student. Along with all things country music, Robynn is a big fan of Football!—The Virginia Tech Hokies, The Washington Redskins and, of course, the Cincinnati Bengals. And also, “I’m addicted to the Weather Channel,” she says. Right now, Robynn is a big fan if the music coming from Miranda Lambert, Lady Antebellum and Kenny Chesney! Robynn is also a winner of the Billboard Air Personality of the Year award. Hear all new Warm & Fuzzies with Robynn M-F at 11:45AM!

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