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Happy People

Gwyneth loved living at Euclid Retirement Home. It was clean, comfortable and she was well cared for. The staff was kind and helpful. Her room wasn’t large, but she didn’t have to share it with anyone, unlike friends she knew … Continue reading

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Dinner Talk

By the time Stan Ellis was finished mucking out the stalls, his seventeen-year-old body was exhausted. After a full day at school followed by band practice, it was a lot of work. He made himself a peanut butter and jelly … Continue reading

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Holiday Blues

What do you tell the children who find no quarter under their pillows – the missing gift of the tooth fairy – when the proper homage has been paid?   What do you tell the sad little girl whose stocking … Continue reading

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Happenstance

  What if my family had never moved From Ohio to California And yours had never come from Nebraska. What if we both hadn’t found jobs Working for the same government agency. What if I hadn’t transferred to your office … Continue reading

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The Laugh

  The laugh is a miracle waiting to happen A gurgling stream bouncing over life’s boulders Riotous, rollicking wit on which to lighten Burdensome weights from heavily bent shoulders   Fluffy clouds frolic freely through each person’s mind That soon … Continue reading

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Two souls

  We fit together, you and I Most times we see things, eye to eye.   For you, it’s sleeping on the right Left is my choice always at night.   I listen carefully when you speak. Good understanding, when … Continue reading

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Advice Column

Dear Martha: My eight-year-old son got sent home early from school. Supposedly he pulled a girl’s ponytail so hard it made her cry. I don’t believe it. My son’s a kind-hearted kid. He says the girl waves her hair in … Continue reading

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