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The Right Approach. Reprinted by permission of Edmund Phillips. ©2000 Edmund Phillips.

Encounter on a Train. Reprinted by permission of Kevin H. Siepel. ©1988 Kevin H. Siepel. Previously appeared in the Christian Science Monitor on July 5, 1998.

“Falling” in Love. Reprinted by permission of Mary Mikkelsen. ©2002 Mary Mikkelsen.

Glads on Monday. Reprinted by permission of Chris Schroder. ©1994 Chris Schroder.

A Love Story. As cited in Even More of. . . The Best of Bits & Pieces by Rob Gilbert. ©2000 Lawrence Ragan Communications, Inc. Address: 316 N. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60601, USA. Phone: 800-878-5331 or 312-960-4100. Fax: 312-960-4106. E-mail: [email protected]. Web site: www.ragan.com. Please contact Lawrence Ragan Communications, Inc., directly to purchase this book or for subscription information on (or a free sample copy of) the monthly magazine version of Bits & Pieces.

Two Coins in a Fountain. Reprinted by permission of Joyce Stark. ©2002 Joyce Stark.

Six Red Roses. Reprinted by permission of Lori J. Robidoux. ©2000 Lori J. Robidoux.

Real-Life Fairy Tale. Reprinted by permission of Norma Grove. ©2001 Norma Grove.

To Infinity. Reprinted by permission of Lisa Ferris Terzich. ©2002 Lisa Ferris Terzich.

Just Call Me Cupid. Reprinted by permission of William Stanton. ©1971 William Stanton.

An Evening at the Waldorf. Reprinted by permission of Jean G. Ince and Eugene S. Ince. ©1978 Jean G. Ince and Eugene S. Ince. Originally appeared in Gourmet Magazine December 1978.

To Begin Again and A Different Kind of “Trashy Secret.” Reprinted by permission of Rusty Fischer. ©2000 Rusty Fisher.

Love Notes. Reprinted by permission of Gwen Romero. ©2002 Gwen Romero.

I Love You Anyway. Reprinted by permission of Joe A. Harding. ©2000 Joe A. Harding.

A Fragment in Time. Reprinted by permission of Victoria Robinson. ©2001 Victoria Robinson.

Moving In with Frank. Reprinted by permission of LaVonne Kincaid. ©1994 LaVonne Kincaid.

The Gift of Life. Reprinted by permission of Margo Molthan. ©2002 Margo Molthan.

The Heart and Cement of Texas. Reprinted by permission of Barbara Zukowski. ©2000 Barbara Zukowski.

Three Times the Lover. Reprinted by permission of Sherry Huxtable. ©1976 Sherry Huxtable.

Romance Isn’t Always Roses—Sometimes It’s Mulch. Reprinted by permission of Diane Goldberg. ©2000 Diane Goldberg.

True Love. Reprinted by permission of Valerie Cann. ©2000 Valerie Cann.

Open Heart. Reprinted by permission of Rickey Mallory. ©2000 Rickey Mallory. Message Received. Reprinted by permission of Michele Wallace Campanelli. ©1998 Michele Wallace Campanelli.

Romance Is in the Eye of the Beholder. Reprinted by permission of Tina Runge. ©2000 Lisa Runge.

Handmade Valentines from the Heart. Reprinted by permission of Evelyn Wander. ©2001 Evelyn Wander.

Norma Shearer’s Dress. Reprinted by permission of Frank J. Benasutti. ©1990 Marion Benasutti.

Our Honeymoon Flight. Reprinted by permission of Cindy J. Braun. ©1988 Cindy Braun.

The Surprise. Reprinted by permission of Katherine Gallagher. ©2001 Katherine Gallagher.

Calling Long Distance. Reprinted by permission of Barbara Johnson. ©1998 Barbara Johnson.

Dating Again. Reprinted by permission of Mary J. Davis. ©2002 Mary J. Davis.

Ready to Be Entertained. Reprinted by permission of Dennis Rach. ©2002 Dennis Rach.

The Camping Trip. Reprinted by permission of Meghan Mazour. ©2002 Meghan Mazour.

Hello, Young Lovers. Reprinted by permission of Philip Harsham. ©1989 Philip Harsham. Originally published in the St. Petersburg Times, October 4, 1989 as “Private Lives” by Philip Harsham.

Who’s Lucky? As cited in Bits & Pieces by Rob Gilbert. ©1998 Lawrence Ragan Communications, Inc. Address: 316 N. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60601, USA. Phone: 800-878-5331 or 312-960-4100. Fax: 312-960-4106. E-mail: [email protected]ragan.com. Web site: www.ragan.com. Please contact Lawrence Ragan Communications, Inc., directly to purchase this book or for subscription information on (or a free sample copy of) the monthly magazine version of Bits & Pieces.

Head to Toe. Reprinted by permission of Katherine G. Bond. ©1996 Katherine G. Bond.

Hubby’s Special Gift. Reprinted by permission of Lisa Bade Goodwin. ©2002 Lisa Bade Goodwin.

Road to Romantic Ruin Is Paved with Practical Gifts. Reprinted by permission of Dave Barry. ©2001 Dave Barry. Appeared in the Miami Herald on April 22, 2001.

Saturday Nights. Reprinted by permission of Mary LeBeau. ©2002 Mary LeBeau. A Fool in Love. Reprinted by permission of Mary Roach. ©1988 Mary Roach. Appeared in Time Inc. Health Issue 9/98; pp. 68, 73–74.

The One-Sweet-Potato Thanksgiving. Reprinted by permission of SuzAnne C. Cole. ©1996 SuzAnne C. Cole.

A Penny More Precious Than a Diamond. Reprinted by permission of Barbara J. Bartlett. ©2002 Barbara J. Bartlett.

Happy Valentine’s Day, Dear. Here’s Your Mesh Body Stocking and Sage Advice from the Stepfather of the Bride. Reprinted by permission of Ernie Witham. ©1996 Ernie Witham.

The Forever Card. Reprinted by permission of Susan J. Siersma. ©2002 Susan J. Siersma.

The Frosty Moment Called for Ice Cream. Reprinted by permission of Susan Sarver. ©1998 Susan Sarver. Previously appeared in the Christian Science Monitor as “The Frosty Moment Called for Ice Cream,” Issue, December 2, 1988.

Hooray for the Ho-Hum Marriage. Reprinted by permission of Trish Vradenburg. ©1987 Trish Vradenburg. Appeared in Woman’s Day, Issue 9/1/87; p. 133.

The Anniversary. Reprinted by permission of Ken Swarner. ©2000 Ken Swarner.

The Little Things. Reprinted by permission of Susan Miller. ©1999 Susan Miller.

Who, Me? Reprinted by permission of Andy Skidmore. ©1997 Andy Skidmore.

The Hat I Stole for Love. By Ed Stivender from Raised Catholic (Can You Tell?) ©1992 by Edward P. Stivender; pp. 129–145. All rights reserved. Used by permission of August House Publishers, Inc.

Will He Kiss Me? Reprinted by permission of Margaret E. Reed. ©2002 Margaret E. Reed.

A Friend’s Secret. Reprinted by permission of Christina Abt. ©2001 Christina Abt.

Beautiful Life—Beautiful Death. Reprinted by permission of Bruce Hanna. ©2002 Bruce Hanna.

Prince Charming. Reprinted by permission of Michele Davis. ©2002 Michele Davis.

The Two-Dollar Bill. Reprinted by permission of April Felts. ©2002 April Felts.

My First Kiss. Reprinted by permission of Arthur Sanchez. ©2002 Arthur Sanchez.

Be Mine. Reprinted by permission of Chuck Thompson. ©1994 Chuck Thompson. Excerpted from American Way magazine, Issue February 1, 1995.

Angel on the Beach. Reprinted by permission of Helen Xenakis. ©1999 Helen Xenakis.

Visions of Art. Reprinted by permission of Jeanne Knape. ©1990 Jeanne Knape.

Love or Infatuation? By permission of Ann Landers and Creators Syndicate, Inc.

Overlook It. Reprinted by permission of Tim Hudson. ©1998 Tim Hudson.

The One Who Got Away. Reprinted by permission of Margaret Shauers. ©2001 Margaret Shauers.

“Giving” . . . The Unforgettable Gift. Reprinted by permission of Phyllis A. Robeson. ©2002 Phyllis A. Robeson.

A Romantic Hammer. Reprinted by permission of Catherine Walker. ©2002 Catherine Walker.

Three Kisses. Reprinted by permission of Sandra Webber. ©1998 Thomas Webber.

My Dad’s Story. Reprinted by permission of Chin Pak. ©1999 Chin Pak.

Goodnight, Sweetheart. Reprinted by permission of Karen Lucas. ©2002 Karen Lucas.

The Lovers. Reprinted by permission of Daniel James. ©2001 Daniel James.

Change of Heart. As cited in The Best of Bits & Pieces. ©1994 Lawrence Ragan Communications, Inc. Address: 316 N. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60601, USA. Phone: 800-878-5331 or 312-960-4100. Fax: 312-960-4106. E-mail: [email protected]ragan.com. Website: www.ragan.com. Please contact Lawrence Ragan Communications, Inc., directly to purchase this book or for subscription information on (or a free sample copy of) the monthly magazine version of Bits & Pieces.

Learning to Love. Reprinted by permission of Carin Klabbers. ©2001 Carin Klabbers.

The Missing Candelabra. Reprinted by permission of Bruce McIver. ©1991 Bruce McIver.

A Wife’s Greatest Gift. Taken from How to Be a Sweet Old Lady Instead of a Grumpy Old Grouch by Marilynn Carlson Webber. ©1998 Marilynn Carlson Webber. Used by permission of Zondervan.

Mourning the Loss, Mending the Heart. Reprinted by permission of Sandy Wallace. ©2001 Sandy Wallace.

Slaying My Dragon. Reprinted by permission of Jenna Glatzer. ©2000 Jenna Glatzer.

A Mistake I Will Not Repeat. Reprinted by permission of Michael Seale. ©2001 Michael Seale.

A Message from the Angels. Reprinted by permission of Mary Ann Stafford. ©1995 Mary Ann Stafford.

Women and Fiction. As cited in The Best of Bits & Pieces. ©1994 Lawrence Ragan Communications, Inc. Address: 316 N. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60601, USA. Phone: 800-878-5331 or 312-960-4100. Fax: 312-960-4106. E-mail: [email protected]ragan.com. Website: www.ragan.com. Please contact Lawrence Ragan Communications, Inc., directly to purchase this book or for subscription information on (or a free sample copy of) the monthly magazine version of Bits & Pieces.

Grandfather’s Favorite. Reprinted by permission of Betty Tucker. ©1999 Betty Tucker.

The Three Men I Married. Reprinted by permission of Pamela F. Dowd. ©1999 Pamela F. Dowd.

Metamorphosis. Reprinted by permission of Helen Christensen. ©1994 Helen Christensen.

Forever in Their Eyes and Golf Course Romance. Reprinted by permission of Nancy B. Gibbs. ©2002, 2000 Nancy B. Gibbs.

A Joy Forever. Reprinted by permission of T. Jensen Lacey. ©1998 T. Jensen Lacey.

Tattooed Dreams. Reprinted by permission of Carol MacAllister. ©2001 Carol MacAllister.

Oh, To Be Loved Like That! Reprinted by permission of Mary L. Ten Haken. ©2002 Mary L. Ten Haken.

The Sun Had Come Out. Reprinted by permission of The Meadville Tribune. ©1999 The Meadville Tribune. Originally titled, “Stocktons Shared a Love That Never Really Ended,” published in Issue, April 13, 1999; pg. A–1 of The Meadville Tribune.

Lost and Found. Reprinted by permission of Ami McKay. ©2000 Ami McKay.

The Ageless Dance of Love. Reprinted by permission of Wendy J. Natkong. ©1995 Wendy J. Natkong.

Fifty Years of Love. Reprinted by permission of Nena O’Neill. ©1977 Nena O’Neill.

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