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Monthly Archives: March, 2012

A Pettitcoat on the Petitcodiac

All families have legends.  The Osborne family is no exception.  One of ours is how a woman and a man living many miles apart came to meet, to marry and … Continue reading

March 29, 2012 · 1 Comment

The $6 Million Chrysler

A SHORT SHORT STORY: Internationally celebrated violinist Yi-Jai Susanne Hou tells this story about how one person reacted when informed she’d been granted the use of a $6 million Stradivarius … Continue reading

March 5, 2012 · 1 Comment

How (Not) To Shrinkwrap a Cottage

Our friend Ken Hagerman was an unrepentant practical joker.  After visiting a friend’s home, the hosts would find pictures upside down, their bed short-sheeted or pebbles in the toes of their shoes … Continue reading

March 5, 2012 · 2 Comments