Tag Archives: police

Way to Go, Toronto!

Photo Credit raw pixel via Unsplash.com An eighteen-year old who desperately wanted to get a job so he could feed his family was caught trying to shoplift the clothes he needed for a job interview. Instead of arresting him, the … Continue reading

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Full Circle Surprise Reunion

Surprise Reunion Two men got the surprise of their lives during a routine traffic stop. Snippet: “A traffic stop led to a surprise reunion between a New Jersey state trooper and a retired police officer who delivered him as a … Continue reading

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Monday Smiles

Some smiles for those who need them. With Love, Russ A juggler, driving to his next performance, is stopped by a policeman. “What are those machetes doing in your car?” asks the cop. “I juggle them in my act.” “Oh, … Continue reading

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Heartbreak to Lifelong Loving Memories

A friend sent this link to me. The story and photos brightened my day. May they do the same for you. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2962916/Osceola-County-cops-flock-autistic-boy-s-birthday-party-mom-Ashlee-Buratti-revealed-none-classmates-turned-up.html With Love, Russ

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Humor On Hump Day

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The Bond

I just finished writing a letter (the old-fashioned pen-and-ink kind) to a man who is about as different from me as two people can be. He got involved with drugs at a young age and began hanging with the wrong … Continue reading

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The Day My Beloved Got Me Fired

(A re-post from 2010 to share with newer readers) Back in 1980, several months after we got married, my Beloved got me fired. It all began when I had to take time off from work due to the simultaneous removal … Continue reading

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