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    THE LOVER'S BLIND TRUST

    Pushy and Pusher can smell fish; fish AND the ocean. They are lovers, and they are partners. They make decisions together because that's what partners do. They will make a decision, together to... More »

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    THEY ALL THINK THEY'RE GOING TO WIN!

    Thelma and Louise are a mother/daughter duo that is often mistaken for sisters, they always have been.These two have a problem, a big problem; they are addicted to gambling. It started out as a onc... More »

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    BOO BOO LOVES MEOWSER

    They are just laying there, the boy, BooBoo and the cat called Meowser. We are wondering why they are on the ground? There are so many possibilities, different ideas! What if Someone; Mom? Dad? May... More »

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    GOOD TIMES!

    His name is George. George worries that he may in trouble because he is on the road, away from his wife and babies. Gerald thinks George is a professional dancer. He says 'It's not easy being... More »

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    HAPPY DOG REUNION

    It is a wonderful day for Sadie Sal, she is wearing the new red bandana her best friend gave her and she is riding in the car, with the wind blowing through her golden hair. The car slow... More »

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    TIP TOE THROUGH THE TAP SHOES

    Phyllis loves shoes. Shoes and her dog, Puffy. Phyllis and Puffy go to all of the shoe stores together. Everyone knows Puffy, the shoe-loving dog. Puffy likes to try on shoes, just like Phyllis. Wh... More »

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    I'M HOME!

    It was a beautiful summer day and little Joe was excited to go to the ocean with his dad. Joe loved the crashing of the waves and listening to the seagulls argue about everything. He also loved the... More »

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    LOCKED OUT!

    Peter plays his fiddle for tips, folks call him LUCKY, but he doesn't feel lucky today. The cafe is locked up tight. He can smell the soups cooking inside, he hears his stomach rumbling. Lucky h... More »

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    JUST PASSING THROUGH

    Captain John Joseph was a military man, always would be. Captain Joseph always followed orders. He old war wound had been kicking up so right now John was following Doctor's Orders. "Get out and ... More »

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    THE KINDNESS DANCE

    The whole block is taking part in a birthday celebration. It is Jewel's birthday and her son, Harry Jerome has organized a big bash. He had help from his wife and two sons; ... More »

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    OH, OH, MOM'S COMING!

    Mom had to go to the store, Dad's at work, and Bob and his dog, Smiley Fritz, are home alone. Smiley Fritz was told by Mom to STAY OUT OF THE KITCHEN and keep an eye on Bob; Smiley Fritz is a g... More »

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    THE EASTMAN HOUSE

    ` This is by the Willamette River in Molalla, Oregon. There are two people; a woman and a man; they are named Jessica and Jimson. They are sitting on chairs in the snow. Jimson; a man, who some m... More »

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    FISHIN' OUT OF SEASON

    Facilitated by Jo Algiers 10/12/2017 When and IF you stop by THE FISH SHACK while traveling along the western coast of Oregon, you wi... More »

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    HOME ON THE CHICKEN RANGE

    Tomas and his family raise chickens at their home in Kansas. Tomas calls himself 'The Chicken Whisperer', he is very proud of the chickens he raises. It is springtime, we can see the young 'Spr... More »

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    CELEBRATION OF THE FOURTH OF JULY

    The whole town is waiting for the big July 4th Celebration to begin. Since it is summer there are a lot of bare feet. This group is waiting for their turn to go into the stadium and view the firewo... More »

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    SAVING THE TREE

    It is a chill November morning in North Dakota. Gerald and his crew are determined to cut down that old tree up on the hill, many families need firewood for the quickly approaching winter. W... More »

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    LOOK FIRST!

    Sugabee Bear was riding his bike to school. It was a damp morning in early fall and Sugabee Bear was feeling bored. In Sugabee's head he was playing with other bears, but there are none here now.... More »

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    WINTERTIME BUBBLE FUN!

    It is almost Christmas in the new Downtown home development where good friends Isaac, Michael, and Rose have been ordered by Michael's mom to "Get your shenanigans outside!". The three friends dis... More »

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    JUNIOR'S SCARY JOURNEY *Facilitated by Jo Algiers

    Junior had had enough. Enough rules, enough having to eat broccoli, enough sharing with his big sister and enough of being Junior! Junior decided last week that he would run away. His dad had... More »

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    DON'T MISS IT!

    Well, it's Sunday again and that means the Sunday Church picnic. Yes, the weather is sunny on this summer day and the crowds are arriving. Everyone is hungry and hap... More »

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    TEDDY'S BIG CRASH

    On a beautiful Fall afternoon in Woodburn, OR, Duane and his Teddy Bear were enjoying a brisk ride. Teddy always got to ride on the handlebars (Teddy was a very well balanced bear).The two were ... More »

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    A LITTLE FROG

    If you ask Gerald how old he is he will tell you, "This many!" and hold up four fingers. Gerald would like to be five so he can go to school. Gerald would really love to be ten, so he can be a big ... More »

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    THE LAST ROCK

    George was getting hungry, which meant it was almost time to get home. George was, as usual, getting a lot done. George is a DOER. Today he will finish the rock bridge his has been work... More »

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    SUMMER WITH THE KIDS

    By: Loretta, George, Betty S., Helen, Margaret, Russell, Margie, Barbara, Betty R., Linda, Jan, Sandy on 05/17/18 at CSL in Canby, OR More »

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    A DAY AT THE BEACH

    It is a warm, sunny day at this California beach. Several boys are enjoying the warm weekend sand in front of their school. It is much more fun to be here when school is out! Good friends, Don an... More »

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    I MADE IT!

    The year is 1951 and it is the day of the big charity race at Woodburn High School. They are trying to raise money for the Athletics Dept. The leaders of the pack are... More »

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    LOTS OF FUN!

    The circus train has just rolled into Molalla, Oregon.It came all the way from Nantucket, New York. Everyone is excited by the animal cars with lions, tigers, camels and more. Elephants are roam... More »

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    A STORY FROM IRELAND

    Isaac, the Irish Setter is a beautiful redhead. He is wandering through the woods near the Irish town he lives in. A family is enjoying a picnic nearby. Isaac enjoys just wandering, not know... More »

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    WHO WOULD BELIEVE IT??

    Sirens will be blaring very soon. Tony is on the run with his unexpected hostage, Baloney the sheep. Tony, a master thief has just escaped from the prison in Portland, Oregon! Tony has not on... More »

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    HE SHOULD HAVE HEARD IT COMING...

    It is another hot day in a small town in Portugal. The month of August always seems to be the hottest. Juanita, the mother of Dwayne leans lazily on the false wall of the old movie set in to... More »

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    Whoopsie! A Magical Horse

    Another day at the Whoopsie Daisy Childcare facility in Canby, Oregon and friends Sally and Jody are sharing a cookie and discussing what happened today. It is early evening and the childre... More »

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    HUNGRY PEOPLE

    IT'S A BEAUTIFUL DAY IN EARLY SPRING. IN THE BACKYARD WE SEE DWAYNE RONALD. HE IS WITH HIS FATHER, DONALD RONALD. DAD AND SON OUT FOR FUN IN THE SUN. DAD AND SON BOTH LOVE TO SING. THEY ... More »

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    LOBSTER TALE

    John is a teacher at a school in Canby, Oregon. John tries to capture his students interest with unusual items. Most of the students have gone out for lunch and recess, but three have stayed ... More »

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    SUMMER IN THE PARK

    It is a beautiful summer day in Canby and John, the first grade teacher is taking the class to a nearby park. John has brought along bubbles, he knows these will give imaginations a kick start for... More »

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    THE RESCUE OF CINDERELLA

    Cinderella was having so much fun. As usual she was trying to catch the fish swimming in the Clackamas river. Cinderella had her own way of fishing; she used a butterfly net to try to swoop the shi... More »

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    "IT'S NOT OVER YET!"

    Those were the words that the crowd heard from Mary as the bright pink disk flew high, high, high into the air. It is a wonderfully warm July day at the Oregon beach. Today is the annual... More »

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    OL' FELLA GOES HOME

    Ol' Fella, the sentry dog at the animal shelter just heard the telephone ring! Ol' Fella rushes out to the phone to find out what's up. Ol' Fella hears his mother on the other end of the line, "WOO... More »

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    DISASTER!

    It is the first Saturday in September and the many colored leaves have begun to fall from the trees in the family yard. Mom and Dad have finally finished raking all of the autumn leaves into a ... More »

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    THE OLD BUICK TAXI

    Pete and Repeat were tired after driving their fancy buggy drawn by their horse, Molly, in the Spring Parade. The pair are always a popular addition to any parade or occasion. The they enjoy cl... More »

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    THE WOMEN HAVE THE FINAL SAY SO

    It is another hot, hot day in a small African community. There are not very many ways to earn money, but these people have been hired to gather hay and carry it the long distance to a big ... More »

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    HAVING LUNCH TOGETHER

    It is a beautiful summers day and Henry plans on making the most of it. He has pulled on his rubber boots and will tackle the lawn. His wife has been complaining about t... More »

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    CALIFORNIA AFTERNOON

    It is a lazy California afternoon in summer for Valentine Time. He hates his first name so he is always quick to say, "Call me Val or MR. TIME," Mr. Time has just come home from a morning of... More »

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    A WILD PARTY

    Nancy is so excited, today is her fifth birthday and her mom has planned a big party for the lovely Fall day. Nancy's mom has a very good friend that Nancy calls Uncle Harry. He will be over... More »

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    FOR THE LOVE OF CHICKENS (SAVING PRIVATE YELLER

    It is a warm summer day in Amarillo, Texas on the farm. Eight year old Maran is gazing sadly at the sweet chickens which are imprisoned behind the wooden slats of the hen house. It is Maran's ... More »

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    THE LITTLE SCARY BEAR

    It is October, the leaves have changed to beautiful autumn shades of gold, red and orange. Cindy and Nora helped their parents rake all of the colorful leaves into a huge pile. Cindy's eyes are g... More »

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    FIRST LOVE

    George is eighteen, a senior at the high school in Canby. He has know Jennifer since kindergarten. He has always had a crush on her, she is so friendly to everyone and pretty too. George has a... More »

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    FISHING BY THE RAILROAD TRACK

    It is a beautiful spring day in this small town in Idaho. It is Katherine's (Kat) birthday and she has come to visit her folks on their property, which is adjacent to hers. Kat and her boyfriend l... More »

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    CHRISTMAS LOVE STORY

    It is the final delivery of the day, December 24th, for Postman Pete as everyone on his route calls the jovial postman. Pete always has a smile for everyone, he believes if he gives a smile he will... More »

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    UP A TREE

    UP A TREE It is a perfect day for kite flying and that is what Hilary and Clint (whose full name is Rosie McClintock, but Hilary just calls her Clint) The ladies are in a rebellio... More »

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    CHRISTMAS LOVE STORY

    It is the final delivery of the day, December 24th, for Postman Pete as everyone on his route calls the jovial postman. Pete always has a smile for everyone, he believes if he gives a smile he will... More »

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    HAVING A GREAT DAY ON THE FARM

    Nancy is just enjoying the unexpected autumn sunshine as she tosses a bit more feed to Henny Penny, the chicken. Nancy is carefully holding the eggs she gathered from Henny Penny in her pinafore... More »

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    "MY DREAM"

    A Timeslips story by: Larry, Gloria, Jacki Mother Saver, a very nice lady, feels like she may just go crazy. Her dog, Snappy is so mean that the town gave him a crown. Snappy is known as T... More »

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    THE MONEY MAKING COUPLE

    James and Brett are setting up on this overcast morning for their second try at a gig on front of a Honkey Tonk in Portland, Oregon. They have traveled down from Seattle, someone told them Portl... More »

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    THE EXTENDED BIRTHDAY PARTY

    It is a very busy day for the extended family of young Michael. Today is Michael's sixth birthday and there are family members coming from far and wide. The birthday party is at a park near the b... More »

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    HAPPY VACATION AT THE CIRCUS

    It was just another Circus Parade Day for undercover clowns, Roscoe and Diller; UNTIL they saw their grand-daughter, little Debbie, in the circus parade crowd. Roscoe and Diller were 'res... More »

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    THE DAREDEVILS

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    "HEY YOU, QUIT YOUR MONKEYING AROUND!"

    On this sunny September morning the primary school kids are enjoying their lunch break, thanks to their teacher Miss Jones. It is Miss Jones first ... More »

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    BIGFOOT AND FAMILY

    The entire family was waiting for the big Halloween Show to begin. They had arrived early to be sure they got in and got good seats. The family consists of Grandpa John, a retired logger who for... More »

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    DEFINATELY NOT HAWAII!

    By: Nikki, Betty R. Sharon, Helene, Loretta, Lloyd, Gordon, Margie, Lois, Betty S and Linda At COUNTRY SIDE LIVING on March 6, 2019 Michael, age fourteen is standing, shivering on the hill top ... More »

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    THE BALE COMPANY

    By: Nikki, Betty R. Sharon, Helene, Loretta, Lloyd, Gordon, Margie, Lois, Betty S and Linda At COUNTRY SIDE LIVING, CANBY, OR. on March 6, 2019 The self named Bale Company is carrying the... More »

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    HAPPY SNOW DAY!

    It was a crazy day in Rio De Janero. Wilhelmina woke to a world of SNOW! It was unheard of in her young world. Mina decides to explore this blindingly white world. She grabs a sled, just be... More »

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    WHO WILL DO THE FOLDING?

    Poor, tired George Elwood; he has been at it all morning. First one up, then first thing-chopping enough wood to last all night (and beyond). Then, mom announced that she must go shopping with A... More »

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    SKIPPY'S ACCIDENT

    Six year old Skippy thought he was pulling a fast one. Skippy sneaked out to ride his bike when he was supposed to be doing chores. Skippy was goin... More »

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    PEOPLE AND POOCHES

    Sweetie Pie, the vacation bible school guard dog is on duty today. Pastor Smith, Sweetie Pie's master has trained him to come if he hears the phone. It is 1940 and telephones are a luxury bu... More »

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    FOX AND FRIENDS

    Little Jane has climbed up into the big tree that her brothers, Josh and Isaac always climb (and tell her she can't because she is a girl). It is a sunny, warm day in September. The who... More »

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    DAS ES GOOT (this is good)

    BY COUNTRY SIDE LIVING RESIDENTS; SHARON, DORIS, BETTY R., JAN, DWIGHT, BARBARA, MARGERET, LORETTA, NIKI, SANDRA AND MARGIE ... More »

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    GAMBLING FOR GOD

    The Methodist Churches around the Canby, Oregon area have a clever new way to raise money for their churches. Every Saturday afternoon there is a poker game to raise money for the individual church... More »

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    ROCK AND ROAST

    It is October 31, Halloween and there is going to be a Halloween party at Me. Hood elementary school. There will be prizes for costumes so Sally is helping her friend, Tina adjus... More »

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    PELLAMAGEE!

    This is Sandy, also known as BIRD LADY. Bird Lady has the power to communicate with birds, she also protects them from harm. Bird Lady is go... More »

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    WE'RE GOING UP!

    This is Angelica's first day at the pulpit; he is preparing the congregation for flight. Angelica has just received his wings by 'Spirit Mail' the wings are attached to his shoulders. He wears h... More »

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    WE'RE GOING TO A PLAY!

    WHERE ARE WE GOING? Guess what? Our great friend and helper, Kirstin has purchased tickets for us all to go see a community theater production... More »

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    A DAY OF MUSIC

    We are all going to a MUSIC FESTIVAL! We are going in the stretch limo owned by Phyllis's boyfriend, Cliff. Everyone is bringing something to the outdoor bluegrass concert. Cliff is supplying drink... More »

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    PELLAMAGEE!

    This is Sandy, also known as BIRD LADY. Bird Lady has the power to communicate with birds, she also protects them from harm. Bird Lady is governess of the super kids who live in a tree house on ... More »

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    LOOK AT THESE HAPPY BOYS!

    It is a birthday gathering for Gordon and a few of his closest chums. They all live near each other on the big island of Hawaii. Gordon is turning nine today and his mom has arranged for ice cream... More »

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    THE WEARIN' OF THE GRIN

    It is springtime in the Enchanted Forest, birds are chirping, the trees are so green. Floating on the fresh air is the delicious scent of corned ... More »

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    THERE'S NOTHING TO BE AFRAID OF

    Brooke and Tenniel are on their way to school. They go to the Dominico's School for Girl's Who Just Wanna Have FUN in the Oregon Coastal town of Seaside. It is a cold November day so the g... More »

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    THE RACE

    It is an Autumn day in 1950 at Country High School in Molalla, Oregon. Country School is holding the Labor Day race for the track team. It is the race that will determine who represents the sch... More »

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    YOUNG TRIPLE TRAVELERS

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    WAITING FOR TOMORROW

    BY: MARGARET, LINDA, SHARON, JAN, LORETTE, BETTY, BETTY C., NANCY and GEORGE Country Side Living in Canby, Oregon-09/20/18 It is New Years Eve and George , Marilyn and their three c... More »

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    HAPPY ANNIVERSARY

    By: Jackie, Jerry, Dwight, Carol, Gloria, Doraleece, Mary, John, Larry, Joyce and Gerald on 09/20/18 THELMA'S PLACE, Canby, OR Larry Jacobson and his wife, Ester have had their anniversary pl... More »

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    LISTEN TO GRANDMA

    Elizabeth was finally going to take all of her kids to the circus; this meant her human kids AND her goats. Elizabeth had told her mother she had this plan, her mother shook her head, saying... More »

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    THE BIRD LADY

    It is a gathering of the Super Hero Club, in Hawaii The group was inspired by Bonita , The Feather Lady in her black mask with the long black plume. Bonita came to the park one August day to feed ... More »

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    A SCIENTIFIC PICTURE

    Norman, a paleontologist has traveled to South Africa in search of something, anything that will make him famous (at least in the paleontology circles) Norman has brought along the well known phot... More »

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    A SCIENTIFIC PICTURE

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    WHEN YOU'RE IGNORED

    It is 1956. The weather is fine on this summer day in Chicago. Barbara and Jane are riding double on Barbara 's bike. They are riding downtown to get ice cream cones. Jane was nervous about riding ... More »