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TIM AND EVA – AN ORDINARY COUPLE

Tim and Eva honeymooned by the silvery stream with shiny fish of glittering gold.  “Hey, Ev, honey, let’s do a little fly fishing.” “O, Sweetheart, I’d rather stay inside and organize our wedding pictures.” Fifty years slipped along smoothly as … Continue reading

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WONDER OF WONDERS – STILL TRUE

I had a stubborn streak last week and decided I was not going to fill the sugar bowl in revenge for feeling that my service to my husband was unappreciated! It worked a little bit. He asked me to bring … Continue reading

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SEVENTIETH ANNIVERSARY

Death beckons. Their love remains sound. Google research tells me that platinum, iron, or smoky quartz is traditional as gifts for one’s 70th anniversary. Suggestion: iron skillet! Whoo-hoo! Now there is romance for the girl who got her man by … Continue reading

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TENDER TIMES

A Freudian slip? A name from a former time. The name was not mine! How to deal with this? Didn’t take long to find out. I did it also! ***************** Ronovan’s haiku using words “slip” and “time” brought a long … Continue reading

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“I’LL LOOK AFTER HER”

      How about that three cent stamp!  This was the letter Sammy wrote my parents in 1953. Letterhead was Southwestern Bible College in Oklahoma City.  Dated April 10, 1953: Dear Mr. and Mrs. Rodgers,         … Continue reading

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LAST DANCE

“Let’s do it!”  Sandy and Hank agreed. “An ice-skating honeymoon.” So the wedding  was on Valentine’s Day – fifty years ago. They first met at a skating rink when Hank helped Sandy after a fall.  She had twisted her ankle.  … Continue reading

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ME HOT WITH HOT YAHTZEE

  What a night!  Three games and five Yahtzees for me!  It turned out to be Yahtzee night because all five players won Yahtzees, but I was the only FIVE winner!  That Hotzee there in the blue is ME = … Continue reading

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THE ODD SPOUSE

Her scientist husband was at it again.  It infuriated her, amused her, interested her, and drew her to him in spite of his oddities.  She admired his inquisitive brain.  This time he had somehow made a magnetic field in the … Continue reading

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HOME WITH SAMMY

TO SAMMY- 66 YEARS OF HOME Home, fortunate to be my pleasant place; my hubby and I talk face to face. Home, all my belongings there I stash; got a lot of stuff, just not cash. Home, cars can park … Continue reading

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WHAT WILL THE WHISTLE SAY TODAY?

Feeling chilly Fran put the teapot on and went back to her warm bed. Six years ago Jim bought the whistling teapot.   They lay in bed many mornings fitting words to the rhythm of its whistle.   Silly things, kiddie things.  … Continue reading

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