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Poetry

A Thousand Years More

A Thousand Years The curve of your smile Makes me glow inside The sound of your voice Is my gentle guide Dawn's sun on your face Gives me hope for the day And while I am gone My heart's not away Walking on the sand Our clasped hands blend I know you're my moon, My… Continue reading A Thousand Years More

Tales of Imagination

The Anniversary Ring

"You love birds can sit here with me if you want," the elderly man said to the young couple desperately looking for a vacant breakfast table. "I'll be leaving soon, and it looks like these are the last empty chairs in the house." The Garden Terrace was a romantic spot that peered across the Pacific… Continue reading The Anniversary Ring

Gallery of Diamonds

Gallery of Diamonds is Turning Twenty-One

My wife, Carmen and I founded Gallery of Diamonds September 29, 1991.  Twenty-one years later we are celebrating our birthday with purple cake and champagne. Date: Today, Saturday, October 13 Time: 10-5PM Everyone is welcome. The brand color is purple, signifying our vision in helping our community with jewelry that is modern, custom, and antique.… Continue reading Gallery of Diamonds is Turning Twenty-One

Life Adventures, Tales of Imagination

A Tourmaline for Irmaleen

A one-carat diamond dangled below the watermelon tourmaline in Gallery of Diamonds jewelers.  "I've always wanted one of those," Irmaleen Crawford said to her husband of fifty years. "Why in the world would you want that?" Ernie asked, who was upbeat and jolly for a man in his late seventies. "I saw one in a… Continue reading A Tourmaline for Irmaleen