The Man Sitting Next to Me

Feathered Fidelity

Relationships start with love and promise. Too often we see them weaken, crumble, and finally fail. I think all relationships should go with the birds.* ********************************"Mum, what happened to my hockey cards?" I cried. "Mum, I can't find my baseball!"...

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You Bet Your Boots

We were all doing what women love most. We were shopping for shoes.The after-Christmas sale was tremendous. The bargains were spectacular, but suddenly nobody noticed the mark-downs nearly as much as they noticed me."What do you want for Christmas," my husband, Roy...

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When Love is Not Enough

A married couple appeared in court to finalize their divorce proceedings and as the case continued , the unfaithful, husband seated next to his young , stunning mistress , looked over to his soon to be ex-wife and gazed a few moments. It has been years since he...

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I’m for Cleavers

We occasionally find new weeds on our block because it was once a cow paddock and then a horse paddock that had been grazed but not gardened. Weeds simply did not have an opportunity to develop to the full because they were kept in check by being eaten down.Some of...

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What About Bob?

I first met Bob and Audrey Meisner when they invited me into their kitchen following a television program. I'd been on in the city of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. If you've never been to Winnipeg, well ...don't go for the scenery. Go for the people. Winnipeg has two...

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24 Karat Friendship

Those of you who are even mildly acquainted with Olympic history will recognize the name of Jesse Owens. At the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, Owens was the United States' response to the German leaders' claim for "Aryan superiority." He achieved international fame...

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