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Freedom Ruby Regina Witcraft There is no one more appreciative of her freedom than this daughter of freedom loving, and immigrant-Italian parents. Their love of the freedom they were presented with upon receiving their citizenship papers was never forgotten and most often memorialized in daily conversation. They rarely mentioned their lives in the old country.…

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Father’s Day George Stahl Like many of you, I no longer have a father. I lost mine over 10 years ago, but I can still remember his face when we said our goodbyes. He was in the hospital and couldn’t talk. When I told him that I loved him, he smiled and blinked his eyes.…

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A Number of Years Ago Sandy Ilsen A number of years ago when I was forty-two There were many more things I was able to do I could run up the stairs without even a pant Now when I try it, I absolutely can’t. I could eat what I wanted and not gain an inch,…

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Dinner by Five O’clock Kris Szlauko Louise looked at her watch. She only had almost two hours to feed her family, get kids ready and into the car, and drive to the soccer field before five-thirty. Her mind eased a little remembering that her husband would be home soon. He has always been super at…

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Kidnapping Grandma Frank Garshak Not only was I lucky regarding finding the woman to whom I was married for almost 63 years, but also acquiring the wonderful parents she had. Except for taking their daughter away with me around the world, they seemed to like me and I never had any bad in-law stories. Eventually…

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Christmas as a Child Gary Alan Rose Remember when we were little, and thoughts of toys raced through your head; Anticipation held you captive, until you were forced to go to bed. Mysterious and magical, Santa played within your mind; Sleep delayed the Sandman, for the presents you might find. Surely it was sleigh bells…

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The Special Christmas Bows Jacqueline M. Ruffino-Platt When I lived in Northern Virginia and was driving around the shopping area one morning, I noticed a new craft store had just opened in our vicinity. Just what I needed to create some fine and interesting crafts. Bow Making, floral and wreath design, centerpieces for tables, decorating homes for…

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Do I Dare? Jacqueline M. Ruffino-Platt Do I dare write? Do I dare write about me, my family, my friends, my husband and my careers? Do I dare write a non-fiction, fiction, autobiography, biography or comedic episodes? All these questions popped into my brain deciding which side of my brain I listen to. I looked…

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Barbara Schwartz Do you enjoy writing stories, memories, or family histories? Please plan on attending our Sun Lakes writing group. We meet at the Cottonwood Ceramics Room (A-8) each Tuesday from 1 to 3 p.m. Please arrive at 12:30 p.m. for easy conversation before we start the meeting at 1 p.m. Each week, we choose two words to write on…

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Hello Karen Woodward H Happy to see you and have a great day. E End your greeting with a smile. L Lots of people do not return the greeting if they don’t know you. L Laugh to yourself when this occurs it’s not personal. O Oftentimes these people may have many pressing things on their minds. A Friend A Allows me…