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Re: [MOL] Chicken Soup for the Singles Soul....Lil



Yes, let me know, because I worked on it and this report came back good as
to browsers accepting it.  Thanks! love ya, lillian
Warmly, lillian

We invite you to take a look at our Album.
www.angelfire.com/sc/molangels/index.html

  ( Very informational, good tips, Molers pictures, art work and much
more....

----- Original Message -----
From: Argila, June <ARGILA@telephonics.com>
To: <mol-cancer@lists.meds.com>
Sent: Thursday, November 04, 1999 5:41 AM
Subject: RE: [MOL] Chicken Soup for the Singles Soul....Lil


> Hi Lil:  I have netscape.  When Ross did the album I could get in no
> problem.  When Nancy did it I had problems sometimes.  Now with you
> doing it a few weeks ago I could get in but not to the page that had
> Jessica Rose's picture.  Then yesterday I could get into Angelfire but
> nothing to do with the mol album.  I will try again this afternoon.
>
> Love June
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Lillian [SMTP:firefly@islc.net]
> > Sent: Wednesday, November 03, 1999 9:49 PM
> > To: mol-cancer@lists.meds.com
> > Subject: Re: [MOL] Chicken Soup for the Singles Soul....Lil
> >
> > June, are you on netscape or aol?  I sent the first page for
> > evaluation and
> > it came back in good shape, other than some browsers and some carriers
> > like
> > aol will have some difficulties.  I was shocked my report came back so
> > good,
> > they did make a small suggestion on how to cut the downloading time;
> > which I
> > will do as soo as I get time.  Your friend, lillian
> >
> >
> > Warmly, lillian
> >
> > We invite you to take a look at our Album.
> > www.angelfire.com/sc/molangels/index.html
> >
> >   ( Very informational, good tips, Molers pictures, art work and much
> > more....
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: Argila, June <ARGILA@telephonics.com>
> > To: <mol-cancer@lists.meds.com>
> > Sent: Wednesday, November 03, 1999 8:27 AM
> > Subject: RE: [MOL] Chicken Soup for the Singles Soul....Lil
> >
> >
> > > Hi Lil:  I can never open your chicken soup and last evening I tried
> > to
> > > go to the Mol Album and this time I couldn't find it.  I am using
> > the
> > > same address that let me get to most of it last time I tried but
> > > wouldn't let me get past Nancy's picture.  I told you that part
> > already.
> > >
> > > June
> > >
> > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > From: Lillian [SMTP:firefly@islc.net]
> > > > Sent: Wednesday, November 03, 1999 2:13 PM
> > > > To: mol
> > > > Subject: [MOL] Chicken Soup for the Singles Soul....
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > Have some chicken soup
> > > > and get well soon.
> > > >
> > > >  << File: Chicken Soup Bkgrd.gif >>  Get Well
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > Get Well
> > > > CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SINGLE'S SOUL!
> > > >
> > > > It's here ... another new one ... and WHAT a new one! Chicken Soup
> > for
> > > > the Single's Soul brings you heartwarming and inspiring stories
> > > > written by and about other singles who are divorced, widowed or
> > have
> > > > been single all of their lives. Read from such chapters as Single
> > and
> > > > Happy, Dating, Finding Your Mate, Losing a Partner and Single
> > > > Parenting to find stories of love and laughter, mixed with a
> > little
> > > > wisdom and a whole lot of inspiration. This book makes a great
> > gift
> > > > for anyone who is single or single again. Available at bookstores
> > > > everywhere or visit our website at <http://www.chickensoup.com/>
> > to
> > > > order this or any of the other books in the beloved series.
> > > >
> > > > The Drawer Wouldn't Close
> > > >
> > > > "I'm sorry, Ma'am. There must be a mistake. We have your husband
> > > > scheduled as being on vacation."
> > > >
> > > > The voice on the other end of the line spoke in carefully arranged
> > > > words.
> > > >
> > > > "Vacation! No, no. He's supposed to be on a business trip."
> > > >
> > > > "I'm sorry." Pause. The voice began to falter a little as we both
> > > > realized what was happening. "We have no information about a
> > business
> > > > trip."
> > > >
> > > > And so it was that a life that began in bliss ended in betrayal.
> > > >
> > > > It's not a cliche when it's your life.
> > > >
> > > > My husband had kissed me tenderly before he left for the airport
> > that
> > > > day. "You've never looked more beautiful," he said. "Don't forget
> > > > Wednesday is our date night. I love you."
> > > >
> > > > I had noted how handsome he was, as always, with his tall frame,
> > > > salt-and-pepper hair, and a sharp business suit. After 32 years of
> > > > marriage, three children andthree grandchildren, I could honestly
> > say
> > > > my heart still flip-flopped every time he walked in the door.
> > > >
> > > > After he left, though, I spent the day fighting off an unusual
> > feeling
> > > > of loneliness. Blaming it on the dreary weather, I spent the day
> > by
> > > > the fire with a book until I finally retired, still uneasy. At 6
> > a.m.
> > > > I awoke feeling that something was very wrong. Thinking I'd had a
> > bad
> > > > dream, I waited for the panic to pass, but it didn't. Finally I
> > > > decided to do something I almost never did: phone my husband at
> > his
> > > > hotel. Every night when he was away on business he would phone me.
> > I
> > > > had never felt the need to call myself. This time I did.
> > > >
> > > > It was after the hotel call, the one where a desk clerk finds "no
> > one
> > > > registered under that name," that I called the office hoping for a
> > > > hotel mix-up.
> > > >
> > > > A few months later, my husband filed for divorce.
> > > >
> > > > A few years later, still working through the pain, I began leading
> > > > divorce recovery workshop groups at my local church. I had endured
> > > > personal loss, defeat and rejection. I had dealt with the pain my
> > > > family had to bear on my behalf. My deepest wounds, though, had
> > been
> > > > self-inflicted, brought on by my anger at being an unwilling
> > > > participant in a divorce.
> > > >
> > > > While doing housework one day, I was thinking about how much pain
> > I
> > > > could have avoided-and others could, too-when I suddenly turned
> > off
> > > > the vacuum and sat down with a notepad and pen. I began writing.
> > Page
> > > > after page. Spilling out words of healing, a few lines at a time.
> > > >
> > > > When I ran out of thoughts, I looked at the pages and shrugged,
> > > > wondering what it was all about. Then I stuck them in a desk
> > drawer.
> > > >
> > > > Yet I kept feeling the urge to get those notes out and read them
> > > > again.
> > > >
> > > > After a while, I did, and was surprised to find that they read
> > like
> > > > greeting card verses. Where was I going with this? I had no funds
> > to
> > > > hire an artist or pay a printer. I put the notes back in the
> > drawer.
> > > >
> > > > The nudgings continued. Then it occurred to me that I did know one
> > > > artist.
> > > >
> > > > Without giving myself a chance to back out, I called my former
> > husband
> > > > and in a rush of words, preluded with "This is strictly business,"
> > I
> > > > told him my idea.
> > > >
> > > > He asked me to read some of the verses, then after hearing a few
> > said
> > > > he'd love to design original watercolor art for them. He would
> > provide
> > > > funds for printing costs, as well.
> > > >
> > > > A week later, my former husband delivered to my door a bouquet of
> > > > eight beautiful watercolors, all perfectly matching the emotion of
> > my
> > > > verses.
> > > >
> > > > I named the cards "Ex's & Oh's."
> > > >
> > > > A front-page article about my venture and my unique partnership
> > with
> > > > my ex-husband appeared in the business section of the Colorado
> > Springs
> > > > newspaper. The story was picked up by the Associated Press,
> > generating
> > > > phone calls from across the country. I did radio, television and
> > > > newspaper interviews, and even got a call inviting me to be a
> > guest on
> > > > the "Today Show."
> > > >
> > > > Thanks to all this publicity, "Ex's & Oh's" have been sent to
> > spouses,
> > > > children, parents, in-laws and friends going through divorce. And
> > the
> > > > calls that have meant the most to me by far haven't been from
> > media.
> > > > They've been from individuals who have told me how they've used
> > the
> > > > greeting cards to work through the "I'll-get-you-back" kind of
> > pain
> > > > that can be the most debilitating in a divorce.
> > > >
> > > > One woman who ordered the greeting cards wrote me saying, "Thank
> > you
> > > > for being a light in the darkness."
> > > >
> > > > That's what astonishes me the most about all this. God had plans
> > for
> > > > me.
> > > >
> > > > He somehow squeezed light from the darkest moments of my life.
> > > >
> > > > I had a drawer that wouldn't close. So I looked inside it. And I
> > found
> > > > the plans for a new life.
> > > >
> > > > Jan Nations
> > > > from Chicken Soup for the Single's Soul
> > > > by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Jennifer Read
> > > > Hawthorne and Marci Shimoff copyright 1999 Canfield and Hansen
> > > >
> > > > Warmly, lillian
> > > >
> > > > We invite you to take a look at our
> > > > Album.
> > > > www.angelfire.com/sc/molangels/index.html
> > > > <http://www.angelfire.com/sc/molangels/index.html>
> > > >
> > > > ( Very informational, good tips, Molers pictures, art work and
> > much
> > > > more....
> > > >  << File: Soup Bowl.GIF >>
> > >
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