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The Dingers Ellie Clark Sitting in the kitchen sipping my tea; Something needs attention from me; I listen intently and look around; It’s at that time the nuisance is found; I go to the timer I think is dinging; Only to discover it isn’t ringing; I check the washer and the dryer; Only to discover…

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Little Old Decrepit Lady Ruby Regina Witcraft Yes, that could be me! Much as I refuse the title, there are signs. Loss of hearing, dim eyesight, creaking bones, forgetfulness, balance, etc. However, I refuse to shuffle or stoop and try to walk very energetically as if I were 17 again. We all know that in…

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A Witchcraft Fourth of July Ruby Regina Witcraft My experience with fireworks was very limited as a child to watching my brother explode everything in sight. My mother’s prize roses, the door mat, the neighbor’s, cat if he could have caught it so I was happy with my sparklers. Daddy bought me 12 one day…

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Developments Phyllis Oliver First she laughed and then she cried out loud and didn’t care who overheard her at the grocery store! She finally had won and although it would amount to only a few thousand dollars? It was a sight more than she had now for spending money? How could she not have checked…

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The Merry-Go-Round Lois Grotewold As she walked into the children’s hospital ward, the children who saw her thought she must be an angel. She was beautiful, dressed all in pink, a lovely dress made out of some kind of flowing material that fluttered as she walked. She stopped beside Nanette’s bed. “Hello, Nanette. I’m from…

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  The Oddball Dick Nelsen I guess no one noticed him enter the Sanctuary on that beautiful Easter morning. The old staid downtown church was festooned with flowers, beautiful lilies virtually covered the front of the church. People had arrived early as they usually did on Easter Sunday to get a good seat. Ushers had…

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The Merry Go Round Larry D. Cartford Every 4th of July the Carousel would come to town. We lived a block from the park. I knew all was set to go and celebrate the fourth when the calliope of the merry go round started to play. I loved that music, always happy with a delightful…

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Travel by Train Yvonne White Train travel seemed to be a thing of the past, until my experience this year. I always thought, “Why travel by train when I can fly and get there quicker?” This year we were in Germany and saw the fast efficient trains with great schedules and good value. We just…

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TRASH CAN Gina Witcraft They say most accidents happen in the home and I suppose the garage is included but I never thought of a trash can as being a hazard. Well, they are if you are short. While trying to retrieve a receipt, which I had mistakenly thrown away I leaned into our trash…

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Have you always had a desire to write? Would you like to try your hand at writing? Would you like to leave personal stories to your children and grandchildren? Examples: How you met your husband/wife? What you remember about your first date? Thoughts about your high school graduation? Now that you are retired, how do…