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You Can Keep the Seashells

Maybe it was 1985 when I was divorced from my first wife. The marriage lasted less than a year so many memories have faded. Somehow a glass jar of seashells survived and has provided no more than the important reminder of the eternal beauty of nature.  At first, it was fairly easy to divide our… Continue reading You Can Keep the Seashells

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What does a gold band symbolize?

Question What does a gold band symbolize? Answer A gold band not only symbolizes the timelessness of love, it also honors the tradition of marriage. Gold has been at the epicenter of marriage and has been celebrated as the original and authentic symbol of love as early as 200 AD. Fun Fact From Roman marriage… Continue reading What does a gold band symbolize?

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Tales of Imagination

The Devil’s Doom Roller Coaster

The Devil's Doom roller coaster thundered across the steel rails just above our heads. "So long, suckers!" Nora yelled to the people waiting in line from her confined cockpit of Sector 4. Her breasts always looked larger from being squished together from the tight fitting shoulder harness of the death-defying thrill ride.   "See you in… Continue reading The Devil’s Doom Roller Coaster

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Adoption

The Marriage License Application

During the previous weeks I had been sent copies of many wedding license applications from different counties, none of which seemed to have any significance with my genesis.  But the third envelope with a return address of Putnam County stirred my attention, for the headline read, “Application is hereby made for a License for the… Continue reading The Marriage License Application

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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