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NEGATIVE IMAGES You know, I don’t think much about her no more and seldom, if ever, does she cross my mind. Yesterday’s gone, Lord, it’s better forgotten, Like the poison red berries, that die on the vine. Song by Mickey Newbury Juliana died today. The old man who lived downstairs from her, called to tell […]
Published in Chicken Soup For The Breast Cancer Survivor’s Soul 2005 When people ask me, “How did you survive cancer? I don’t have to think twice. Bottom line? It was love; the love of God and my patient, funny, rock solid husband, Fred. Poor Freddie though, never knew from one day to the next […]
On Thursday evening, Inez, after having been disturbed at dinner by no less than three telemarketers, decided enough was enough. So the following evening, when the telephone rang at half past six, she picked it up on the second ring. She said hello. And waited to hear if it was anyone she knew. It wasn’t. […]