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Today's letters: On would-be ISIS fighters, ‘book them a first-class ticket to Iraq’

Re: Not Enough Evidence To Make Arrest, Oct. 22.

So Canada confiscates the passports of suspected jihadists looking to fight abroad with ISIS. But look what happens when we keep them here. 1,491 more words

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Good evening. . . .
From a very happy dinner to a bit of time out after the meal, having also taken some ascorbic acid in a drink which was purchased only this afternoon; an interesting fruit drink with no additives or preserves etc; a combination of mango and banana which was really quite exceptional! 649 more words



What precious moments are sank in the view

Of a head on collision where life is steak

For the dinner of the one who takes grim delight… 78 more words

Trumbull - Lizzie of the Klondike (4) - Aug., 1944

This is the end of this “elongated screed” with a letter from Dick and comments by Grandpa. 

“Lizzie of the Klondike” refers to the first section of this letter which quotes a letter from Ced trying to convince Aunt Betty (whose name is actually Lizzie) to move to Alaska. 741 more words


The Last Letter

 Tears are the silent language of grief ~Voltaire

I lost my grandmother four days ago. Just writing those words rips at my heart. I know she’s gone, but she can’t be.

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Marriage in Abeyance

Dear LetterBalm: My husband and I have two young children. He’s been out of work for several years and has been unable to find any kind of decent employment. 382 more words


Seasons of Our Love

My dear,

Today I took a walk near the river. When I started, the day was beautiful: the sun was high in the sky, and no clouds could be seen in the horizon. 560 more words