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  Punctuations Lois Grotewald If I were an exclamation point, I’d put myself at the end of “I love you.” If I were a parenthesis, I’d hug “you” from both sides. If I were a period, I’d place myself after forever – period. If I were a colon, I’d be before a line of dear,…

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  Just a Battered Old Flag Dick Nelsen When we were children one of the first songs we learned was the “Star Spangled Banner,” we were taught to put our right hand over our heart and look at the nation’s flag. Most of us memorized the words and made a valiant effort to sing it…

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  My Class Reunion Jacqueline M. Ruffino-Platt Which one? My high school reunion. Last evening I received an email from a classmate of mine from high school regarding an upcoming reunion in September this year. The email had an attachment of members of our class who cannot be located. Our last reunion was 10 years…

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Cats and Dogs Jim Kirkpatrick They are so often an important part of our young lives as playmates. Many in late and much later life we have them as dear companions. When someone will comment regarding the loss of our dog or cat, “it was only a cat (or dog).” Imagine, it may have been…

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A Grateful Spirit (Thankful, Appreciative, Obliged, Indebted, Glad) Margaret Daniels There were five spirits who each had a special gift. They were instructed to share that gift with people they came in contact with. The first spirit was called thankful. His special gift was to show people they have much to be thankful for. As…

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Proud Don Stevens He stood proudly saluting as the Red White and Blue passed by the old veteran from WW II. His body showing his age of a man in his mid to late 80’s. As you looked across the street while the parade passed by, you saw a true patriot who fought for what…

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Lost is Hard Margaret Daniels Losing a good friend is always hard. I have known this friend better than 20 years now. Funny thing was, we met in a store when I was browsing one day and we just hit it off. Sometimes, it just works that way with friendships. As I look back now,…

Writers’ Page – February 2015

Shannon’s Unsuitable Suit Dee Rysdahl Shannon Smith summoned Sarah, her skilled seamstress, to sew a stylish Spring suit suitable for social situations. She scoured the stores and selected a slubbed saffron silk and a simple spectacular style she was sure should show off her stout silhouette as slender, sultry and sophisticated. Sarah, the seamstress was…

Writer’s Page – January 2015

  The group meets every Tuesday at 1pm in room A8 in Cottonwood. Pondering Thoughts Margaret Daniels My pondering all started when I had to go to work in order to have a few luxuries such as housing and food on the table. Working 10 plus hours per week for minimum wage provided me the…

Writers’ Page – December 2014

The group meets every Tuesday at 1pm in room A8 in Cottonwood. Santa for Real Joe Schwab On a cold December day a few years back, my Wife and I bundled up, loaded the car with presents and headed over the river and through the woods to the town of Bend. We were going to…