Small town living has many ups and downs, but one of the most positive aspects is growing much closer to those who live around you compared to city living.
DEAR ABBY: My son had a yearlong affair with his wife’s best friend, which started when the two families took vacations together. My husband and I have always been close to our daughter-in-law and our grandchildren, ages 6 and 10, as well as our son. The divorces are final now, and the lovers are married.
“I think Jesus, who is the Son of God, and God the Father are in a business together,” says Miquel, 11.
DEAR ABBY: My colleagues and I were recently notified our company is closing next month. My work partner and I have collaborated closely for four years, and he’s an expert at the software I need to know to get a job in my field. When I asked if he would give me a couple of lessons via Zoom, I was thinking it’d be about a three-hour commitment for him. But he was enthusiastic and designed a 20-plus-hour curriculum for me.
With the help of sympathetic followers Big-aslife Aidini rented the Congo Bar Sunday mornings. Area prostitutes began losing business as more and more people converted. A municipal governor confronted Aidini. “You must stop your meetings in the bar.” The preacher turned to the official. He spoke with a boldness the onlookers had grown accustomed to. “In three days, you sir will no longer be governor.” Before the time passed a crisis hit, forcing the official to vacate his post.