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CONFIRMING HIS PROMISE

“Just go, I can’t take this anymore.” “Surely you don’t mean that,” Brian responded, as he held her close. “Yes, go,”   Sadly, Brian left.  It was June 8th.  A date never to be forgotten. Two weeks since their baby was … Continue reading

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BENEFITS OF OLD AGE

“They say we don’t have a sense of humor,” chortled Harold.  “I’ve lived long enough to have been manipulated in all ways.”  Harold, a retired Bishop, was speaking to Laurence, a retired Elder.  Subject:  This old church which some entrepreneur … Continue reading

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BEST LAID PLANS

“Bubba,  look at that will you? It’s been there all day. Grill and propane tank just waiting for  corn-on-the cob fit for a king.” “Or fit for Bubba,” laughed Stu. “Let’s run down to the store and buy some meat. … Continue reading

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COVID MISSION

Bang, clang, jug-a-lug. The ride was rough. Joe and Jill sat in the front; Jill drove. I could not see because they were both in the front; I was in the back. All this hoopla because my nose wouldn’t quit … Continue reading

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THANKS FOR WORKING

We entered double doors, and were met with a sign over the hostess table, “Sorry for slow service. We cannot get workers.” A nice dose of honesty. We could see maybe fifteen tables. Lisa was IT. One waitress; one man … Continue reading

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MATH OR DOODLES?

Teacher notes in Jeron’s folder “He’s capable but unmotivated.”  Succeeding years revealed the same conclusions from teachers, principles, and counselors.  They tried.  The turn=around happened in a high school math class.  Jeron was doodling in his workbook instead of doing … Continue reading

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THE SPEAKEASY

Punch the button to make the three-dimensional door close, becoming a shelf for other kegs. Thus the “speakeasy” from Mr. Stanley Garland’s old livery station is hidden. The “speakeasy” – an unlicensed saloon – was the term used by a … Continue reading

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ALTERNATE PLANS

Ahhh, it’s cozy here, 75 degrees, every room. I don’t like cold; I must have a plan. So my anticipated plan follows: Plan A.  This auto-thermostat furnace, 75 degrees. Paid for. Plan B.  Generator. Expensive. Plan C.  Wood burning fireplace. … Continue reading

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RETRIBUTION

Phillip Homsley eyed the Homsley Star Gazer, into which he put his all for eight years.  It was ready.  “Is it really?”  The question nagged at his conscience.  There was one discrepancy which he had not been able to find, … Continue reading

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WE LADIES, THREE

I joined a group called the Widows Ten We hung together, not needing men. Two got married so we became Eight One dropped out because she was always late. We stayed stable at number Seven ‘Til two passed on and … Continue reading

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