A BRUSH WITH GOD Widow…… The word strikes a cold dagger into any woman’s heart, but, especially if she is in her forties and raising two pre-teen children. Fran’s husband had died of cancer, leaving her with mountains of debt, no life insurance, no savings. She was in that abyss of shock and disbelief which joins arms with grief, oblivious to the physical condition of her surroundings. Projects aborted by illness remained unfinished. Tools had been left on a workbench, purchased supplies were bundled in their hardware store wrappings, and paint cans were neatly lined up against a cellar wall. In addition to partially completed repairs and revamping inside, the outside of the house had become a victim of the cruel winter weather, faded and neglected, the way Fran’s heart felt when faced with the seemingly insurmountable tasks left for her. Winter mercifully ended and the spring thaw nudged her>>>

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  WORLD’S EASIEST QUIZ ANSWERS! 1) How long did the Hundred Years War last ? 116 years 2) Which country makes Panama hats ? Ecuador 3) From which animal do we get cat gut ? Sheep and Horses 4) In which month do Russians celebrate the October Revolution ? November 5) What is a camel’s hair brush made of ?Squirrel fur 6) The Canary Islands in the Pacific are named after what animal ? Dogs 7) What was King George VI’s first name ? Albert 8) What color is a purple finch ? Crimson 9) Where are Chinese gooseberries from ? New Zealand 10) What is the color of the black box in a commercial airplane ? Orange (of course!) What do you mean, you failed?!! Me, too…!!! (And if you try to tell me you passed, you lie!) Pass this on to some “brilliant” people, so that they may>>>

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