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Hector’s Story Part 6

Around the same time, some inmates came to Hector and asked him to come to their church.  He just laughed at them and told them that Hector Jimmenez doesn’t do church, he doesn’t believe in […]

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Out like a Lion…

It’s the 5th of March and the weather here is very mild.  So mild that Dale has been fishing several days a week.  I hope this continues because it made our first winter not in […]

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HECTOR’S STORY PART 5

In spite of Hector’s self-imposed homelessness and shy nature, everyone on the Fortuna Pond (outside of Yuma where we met) knew him and often stopped to talk.  He was the fishing gauge for all the […]

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WHO WOULD’A THOUGHT?

Here we are in the midst of a real winter. Heck, I might as well be in Canada. It’s snowing and I have had a bit of cabin fever.  I knew this was going to […]

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HECTOR’S Story Part 4

The next time his depression took hold of him he found an old abandoned building that was a home for thousands of spiders. After drinking himself into a stupor he passed out in the building […]

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NO CRISIS AND MERRY CHRISTMAS

Hi! everyone.  I hope you are all well and ready to have fun on the Holidays.  We will be going to Kelowna to our daughter’s place and hopefully see all our son’s family as well.  […]

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The Story of Hector – Part 3

… Before Hector could speak he was handcuffed and on his way to jail charged with 2nd-degree murder.   How could this be happening? In a cell, he couldn’t believe what had just happened.  He knew […]

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OUR FREE CRUISE?

In the spring when we got home from Arizona, I was pretty worried about going south again next winter.  I knew I would have trouble convincing Dale to stay closer to home so, I was […]

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The Story of Hector – Part 2

When Hector was 21 years old he met Barbara, a girl from the neighbourhood. Hector had his own apartment in Phoenix and was working at Copper State.   One day while visiting his old neighborhood […]

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OUR $ 2,500.00 FREE DOG 

This story starts earlier this month about a day after we returned from a great weekend with our kids in Creston, BC. Everything seemed normal that morning when we noticed your 16-month-old puppy Bandit came […]

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