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There's not a friend like you
Dear Mother
And your love will ever be
Just like a little bit of heaven.
That was kindly lent to me.

a Mother's Day Story

After 21 years of marriage, my wife wanted me to take another woman out to dinner and a movie. She said, "I love you, but I know this other woman loves you and would love to spend some time with you."

The other woman that my wife wanted me to visit was my MOTHER, who has been a widow for 19 years, but the demands of my work and my three children had made it possible to visit her only occasionally.

That night I called to invite her to go out for dinner and a movie. "What's wrong, are you well," she asked? My mother is the type of woman who suspects that a late night call or a surprise invitation is a sign of bad news.

"I thought that it would be pleasant to spend some time with you," I responded . "Just the two of us." She thought about it for a moment, and then said, "I would like that very much."

That Friday after work, as I drove over to pick her up I was a bit nervous. When I arrived at her house, I noticed that she, too, seemed to be nervous about our date. She waited in the door with her coat on. She had curled her hair and was wearing the dress that she had worn to celebrate her last wedding anniversary.

She smiled from a face that was as radiant as an angel's. "I told my friends that I was going to go out with my son, and they were impressed," she said, as she got into the car. "They can't wait to hear about our meeting."

We went to a restaurant that, although not elegant, was very nice and cozy. My mother took my arm as if she were the First Lady. After we sat down, I had to read the menu. Her eyes could only read large print. Half way through the entries, I lifted m y eyes and saw Mom sitting there staring at me. A nostalgic smile was on her lips. "It was I who used to have to read the menu when you were small," she said. "Then it's time that you relax and let me return the favor," I responded.

During the dinner, we had an agreeable conversation - nothing extraordinary but catching up on recent events of each other's life. We talked so much that we missed the movie.

As we arrived at her house later, she said, "I'll go out with you again, but only if you let me invite you" I agreed. "How was your dinner date?" asked my wife when I got home. "Very nice. Much more so than I could have imagined," I answered.

A few days later, my mother died of a massive heart attack. It happened so suddenly that I didn't have a chance to do anything for her.

Some time later, I received an envelope with a copy of a restaurant receipt from the same place mother and I had dined. An attached note said: "I paid this bil l in advance. I wasn't sure that I could be there; but nevertheless, I paid for two plates - one for you and the other for your wife. You will never know what that night meant for me. I love you, son."

At that moment, I understood the importance of saying in time: "I LOVE YOU" and to give our loved ones the time that they deserve. Nothing in life is more important than your family. Give them the time they deserve, because these things cannot be put off till "some other time."

Somebody said it takes about six weeks to get back to normal after you've had a baby.... somebody doesn't know that once you're a mother, .. "normal" is history.

Somebody said you learn how to be a mother by instinct ... somebody never took a three-year-old shopping. Somebody said being a mother is boring .. Somebody never rode in a car driven by a teenager with a driver's permit.

Somebody said if you're a "good" mother, your child will "turn out good" ... somebody thinks a child comes with directions and a guarantee.

Somebody said "good" mothers never raise their voices. Somebody never came out the back door just in time to see her child hit a golf ball through the neighbor's kitchen window.

Somebody said you don't need an education to be a mother ... somebody never helped a fourth grader with his math.

Somebody said you can't love the second child as much as you love the first ... somebody doesn't have two children.

Somebody said the hardest part of being a mother is labor and delivery ... Somebody never watched her "baby" get on the bus for the first day of kindergarten ... or on a plane headed for military "boot camp."

Somebody said your mother knows you love her, s o you don't need to tell her ... somebody isn't a mother.


I love the spring of the year - with new life sprouting all around in a virtual resurrection of life and beauty. Yellow and blue crocus popping their bright little heads through clumps of melting snow, and trilliums covering the woodland floor in a blanket of white. Lady slippers in clumps of yellow grace the woods as a delicate orchid. South East Michigan has it's very own unique spring flowers. The hardy orange cone flower can be seen sprouting up every spring in some of the most unusual places. These flowers are so hardy that they literally sprout through concrete, and are frequently seen in long rows. While it is not commonly known, these cone flowers, along with their larger cousins, the one eyed stripped barrel flower, Orange Barrel are alien to the region. These prodigious alien life forms - quite often, and for no apparent reason, ominously appear in foreboding array on thoroughfares and highways, forcing motorists into narrow passage ways - corralled like helpless cattle being herded to slaughter. hm*

Letters From our Readers

Hello Peggy Jo,
Wow, you really have a lot going on! I enjoyed your newsletter and am going to try to make it to a couple of the events listed and also spread the word. When I am in better financial shape, I will be interested in purchasing a few of the items that you have listed. I especially liked the mosaic serving tray, martini glasses, watercolors and, of course, a Charlie Tee-shirt! BTW - your son is cute and you are very talented!

Hope you have a wonderful week:) Take care,

Dear Peggy Jo,
Thanks to your newsletter two of my girl friends and I went to the Sailing Singles Commodore's Ball. We had never been to a Sailing Singles event before but we all had nice dresses that were not being used so we went. We had a great time.Everyone was friendly, the music was great, the food was great and the dance card gimick worked. My knees were still sore on Monday.

Thanks again to you for publishing this newsletter.
C.R. ,D.P. and S.N
Dear Peggy Jo,
Just a note of thanks from me to you! I so look forward to your wonderful newsletters, You are fabulous!
Dear Peggy Jo,
Hi, all you animal lovers. This is pretty simple. please tell ten friends to tell ten today!

The Animal Rescue Site is having trouble getting enough people to click on it daily to meet their quota of getting free food . e very day to abused and neglected animals. It takes less than a minute to go to their site and click on "feed >an animal in need" for free. This doesn't cost you a thing. Their corporate sponsors/advertisers use the number of daily visits to donate food to abandoned/neglected animals in exchange for advertising.

Here's the web site! Pass it along to people you know. http://www.theanimalrescuesite.com you can reach it here

Give her the reward she has earned, and let her works bring her praise at the city gate.
Proverbs 31:31

  • Events for Monday May 07
  • Monday Night Dancers

    (Monday) Location: Father Patrick O'Kelley K of C 23663 Park St. Dearborn, MI

    Singles & Couples Dance Lessons: Beginners 5:30 Intermediate 6:30 Dance Party 7:30- 10:30. No dance partner needed. Lessons $5 Dance Party $6 Snacks included . Big Band, Latin, Swing, Fox trot, Waltz, Polka contact 313-295-1134 starts at 7:00 PM

    Bethany East

    (Monday) Location: Eppler Junior High 45461 Brownell Utica., MI Volley Ball

    White sole tennis shoes only. No smoking or eating on the premises, including the parking lot. If anyone is caught smoking, they will terminate the use of the gym. Contact: Colleen (586) 263-6776. From 08:00 PM to 10:00 PM

    Bethany East

    (Monday) Location: Grosse Pointe Lakeshore and Vernier , Meet in the parking lot at Lakeshore and Vernier, behind Village Hall.

    Walking Contact: Eileen (586) 777-0530 starts at 06:30 PM

    "Honor your father and your mother, so that you may live long in the land the Lord your God is giving you.
    Ex 20:12

    She opens her arms to the poor and extends her hands to the needy.
    Proverbs 31:20

  • Events for Tuesday May 08
  • Success Institute

    A spiritual time you won't forget. Location: Troy Community Center 3179 Livernois Troy, MI 248-524-3181

    Motivational and Spiritual teaching by Doug and Jodi Firebaugh

    An evening of powerful revelation and transformation, as we share God's word for your success starts at 07:00 PM

    From 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM

    Selective Singles Social Club

    (Tuesday) Location: Country Chef 33145 Dequindre Troy, MI North of 14 Mile Rd.

    Join friends for friendly, relaxed breakfast every Tuesday. Contact : Jim at 248-545-2084 starts at 09:00 AM

    Somerset Ski & Golf Club

    (Tuesday) Location: Troy Elks Club 1451 East Big Beaver Troy, MI at between Rochester Road and John R. on the north side of the street.

    General Meeting. Come early for spaghetti dinner. Dancing to a DJ after the Meeting starts at 7:30 PM Member Price is $4 and guest price is $6

    Latin & Argentine Tango Club of Detroit

    (Tuesday) Location: O'Kelly Banquet Hall 23663 Park Dearborn, MI

    Milonga de los Motor City Milongueros Argentine tango lesson at 7:00pm, beginners welcome, no partner required. After the lesson dance tango, milonga, and vals to the best recorded music of Buenos Aires. starts at 07:00 PM Member Price is $10 and guest price is $15

    Century Dancers

    (Tuesday) Location: American-Polish Century Club, just north of Fourteen Mile on the east side of Maple Lane, across from Maple Lane Golf Course. Maple Lane Road becomes an extension of Hoover at Fourteen Mile Road. Polish-American Century Club, just north of Fourteen Mile

    Live Band Ballroom Dancing (This is not the Polish American Cultural Center which is nearby) starts at 07:00 PM Price is $8.00

    A return to P-Jazz

    The Johnny Trudell Big Band Jazz at Andiamo Celebrity Showroom, Andiamo Italia Warren 7096 East Fourteen Mile Road Warren, Michigan 48092br>
    For reservations please call: (586) 268-3200 Cash Nar and light Dinner Menu Available

  • Events for Wednesday May 09
  • Great Lakes Swing Dance Club

    (Wednesday) Location: Rollhaven of Flushing 3464 Ann Drive Flushing, MI 810-743-6234 off Pierson Road, west of I-75 and just east of Elms Road.

    Weekly Lessons (6-7) and Dance (7-10) Contact : srogers324@comcast.net starts at 7:00 PM

    A1 Singles

    (Wednesday) Location: American Polish Cultural Center 2975 E.Maple Road Troy, MI Northwest corner of 15 mile and Dequindre. This is not the American Polish Century Club.

    Lessons by Ron & Linda Hiveley and Micheal Beresh. Lessons 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Dance 8:00 PM to 11:00 PM. Couples and Singles welcome. Cost lesson only $10.00,lesson and dance $12.00, dance only $8.00. Information (313)521-6564 starts at 07:00 PM

    Royal Oak Computer Club

    (Wednesday) Location: Leo Mahany/Harold Meininger Senior Community Center 3500 Marais Royal Oak, MI (248)246-3900 North of 13 Mile Rd, just south of Lexington Blvd, East of Crooks Rd

    Weekly Meeting starts at 12:30 PM Price is $1

    " A dual Learning Session - Tips , Tricks , Hints and Kinks , that work identically in Windows XP and also in Windows Vista " by Larry Kulp

    She speaks with wisdom, and faithful instruction is on her tongue.
    Provverbs 31:27

  • Events for Thursday May 10
  • PWP- Rochester

    (Thursday) Location: Rivercrest , Avon Rd. between Rochester & Livernois

    Weekly Dance Our very own Tj the DJ plays TOP 40 and Your requests. starts at 7:00 PM Member Price is $4 and guest price is $8

    Downriver Swing Club

    (Thursday) Location: Pier 500 507 Biddle Wyandotte, MI email address is drswing@hotmail.com

    Cool West Coat Patterns for social Dancing! $5.00 for lessson starts at 8:15 till 9:00 Dancing till 1:00 AM starts at 08:15 PM Price is $5

    Somerset Ski & Golf Club

    (Thursday) Location: Springfield Oaks , 75N to Exit 93 (Dixie) turn right to Davisburg,left over expressway, thru town to Andersonville Rd. turn left. Arrive 30 min. prior to tee time.

    Call Bev to make a reservation. Call by 8pm Wed for Sun.golf and 3 days prior to weekday golf. Leave name and number. You will be called if there is a problem. Call asap to cancel. Foresomes selected by a draw. Challenging course. Contact : Bev 586-573- starts at 11:00 AM Member Price is $24 Res $30 Non-Res and guest price is

    media data is Just want to let everyone know that this is Father's Day.

    Selective Singles Social Club

    (Thursday) Location: Cracker Barrel Roseville, MI S off 13 Mile on Mack

    Weekly breakfast with good friends and good food. All welcome. Contact : Rosemary 313-881-3934 starts at 09:00 AM

    Detroit Edison Ski Club

    (Thursday) Location: The Blarney Stone 27253 Woodward Royal Oak, MI (248) 541-1881

    General membership meetings are open to all members and non-members. Meetings are held every second Thursday of the month at 6:00 p.m. For more information, visit www.dteskiclub.com. starts at 06:00 PM

    GM Ski Club

    (Thursday) Location: Hamlich Park Warren, MI 13 Mile between Ryan and Dequindre

    GMSki Club Monthly General Meeting. C'mon out and join us for a monthly picnic all summer long. Complimentary barbecue hot dogs, side munchies, and beverages are provided. We may even set up a volleyball net, badmitten, or whatever. starts at 06:30 PM Member Price is $4 and guest price is $6

    Bethany East

    (Thursday) Location: Denny's Gratiot, south of Masonic ,

    MORNING BRUNCH Contact: Eileen (586) 777-0530 starts at 10:00 AM

    Single Place

    (Thursday) Location: First Presbyterian Church 200 East Main Street Northville, MI 248-349-0911

    Thursday Night Programs offer a variety of speakers, panels and entertainment.Social time is 7:30pm to 7:45 pm. Opening is 7:45pm to 8:00pm and Program is 8:00pm to 9:00pm. starts at 07:30 PM Price is $5

  • Events for Friday May 11
  • Kirk Singles

    (Friday) Location: Village Players of Birmingham 34660 Woodward Ave. Birmingham, MI 248-644-2075 Two blocks south of Maple Road on the east side of Woodward.

    Join us for Players' opening night (somewhat scary) presentation of "Wait Until Dark." Optional dinner at 6 p.m. at Peabody's in Birmingham. Mucho complimentary goodies after the show. Contact : Audrey at 248-454-8002From 08:00 PM to 10:30 PM Member Price is $15 + Menu and guest price is $15 +Menu

    Sailing Singles

    (Friday) Location: Troy-Clawson Elks Club 1451 East Big Beaver Troy, MI North side of Big Beaver between Rochester Road and John R

    General Meeting. Meet for dinner at the Elks Club any time after 5:00 PM. Meeting 8:00 pm doors open at 7:30. Dancing to a DJ after the meeting. starts at 08:00 PM Member Price is $5 and guest price is $8

    Selective Singles Social Club

    (Friday) Location: Mutt & Jeff's 50870 North Avenue Macomb Township, MI 586-949-3040 Just 1/2 block south of 23 Mile Road on the east side of North Ave.

    Come and enjoy a morning of fun with a lively group of friends If you would like more information please call Peggy at 586-725-3152 or Kathy at 586-716-1902 starts at 09:00 AM Order off menu

    Wait until Dark

    (Friday) Location: Village Players of Birmingham 34660 Woodward Birmingham, Michigan 48009

    Wait until Dark ;This Broadway hit is a masterfully constructed thriller, pitting an innocent blind woman against a sinister con-man. It moves from one suspenseful moment to the next, building toward an electrifying, breath stopping fin starts at 8:00 PM

    Somerset Ski & Golf Club

    (Friday) Location: Royalty House 8201 E. 13 Mile Rd. Warren, MI 586-264-8400 ON 13 Mile East of Van Dyke. No tickets will be sold at the door

    Somerset's Big 30th anniversary party. Great music by Brother's Righteous. Includes exceptional buffet, open bar, raffle prizes, dancing, memento's and surprises. Semi-dressy affair. Everyone welcome! Contact : Rosalie 586-783-3299From 06:00 PM to 01:00 AM Price is $50 per person Reserve by 2007-05-08

    media data is 6:00pm - 7:00pm Cocktails. Dinner will be served at 7:15pm. This will be a great time to renew friendships and a great time to see people of the past, present and possibly the future. Bring a friend or two because everyone is welcome.

    Bethany Suburban West

    (Friday) Location: St Robert Bellarmine Parish Hall, 2701 W. Chicago Rd. on the corner of West Chicago and Inkster Rd's, in Redford.

    please bring a dish of Mexican or spicy food, or even a Dulce de Leche Cream Cake (double cream cake), and $5.00 at the door 7:00PM. And of course we will break out the cards and board games afterward. For details contact Michele at (313) 996-8644. starts at 07:00 PM

    Detroit Institute of Arts Friday Night Programs

    (Friday) Location: Detroit Institute of Arts 5200 Woodward Avenue Detroit, MI 313.833.7900 More here

    Fine Arts Fridays (Second Friday): Classical music, ;Insiders View; with DIA curators providing art insight, and drop-in workshops. starts at 07:00 PM

    Metropolitan Single Professionals

    (Friday) Location: Sheraton Hotel Novi 21111 Haggerty Rd. North of 8 Mile Rd For directions only 248-349-4000

    Single Mingle Top 40 DJ, Cash Bar, Hors d'oeuvres (8:00-9:00)Dressy Casual (No jeans or Tennis Shoes) Non-Smoking starts at 8:00 pm Member Price is $5.00 and guest price is

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  • Events for Saturday May 12
  • Amber House

    (Saturday) Location: Amber House 7012 E 9 Mile Rd Warren, MI 586-754-3434 2 blocks west of Van Dyke

    2nd Saturday Singles Dance With DJ DICK GERATHY - Includes: Snacks, Hors D'oeuvres and Various Refreshments - ( non alcoholic beer and wine, pop ) - Dressy Casual Top 40 DJ - Cash Bar starts at 08:00 PM Price is $10

    Cultural Event

    (Saturday) Location: Village Players of Birmingham 34660 Woodward Birmingham, Michigan 48009

    Wait until Dark This Broadway hit is a masterfully constructed thriller, pitting an innocent blind woman against a sinister con-man. It moves from one suspenseful moment to the next, building toward an electrifying, breath stopping fin starts at 8:00 PM

  • Events for Sunday May 13
  • U of M Ballroom Dance Club

    (Sunday) Location: Michigan Union S. State & S. University Ann Arbor, MI

    Dance lessons 5-6pm Fox Trot 6-7pm Rhumba 7-8pm Waltz 8-10 Open Dance. Members-only , we welcome newcomers to try us on for size $3 one evening $25 semester $50 per year More information on web site. starts at 7:00 PM

    All Star Singles

    (Sunday) Location: Renaissance Unity Social Hall 11200 E. Eleven Mile Warren, MI Formerly Church of TodayEast bound I 696 Service Drive ( Between Van Dyke and Hoover)

    Dance Lesson 4-5 Dance Party 5-8 both for $12 starts at 04:00 PM Price is $12

    Somerset Ski & Golf Club

    (Sunday) Location: Cracklewood Golf Course , 24 Mile Rd East, just past Romeo Plant Rd. Arrive 30 min. prior to tee time.

    Call Bev to make a reservation. Call by 8pm Wed for Sun.golf and 3 days prior to weekday golf. Leave name and number. You will be called if there is a problem. Call asap to cancel. Foursomes selected by a draw. Friendly course. Contact : Bev 586-573-715 starts at 11:00 AM Price is $45.00

    media data is This is Mothers Day so there will be a Mother's Day Breakfast at 9 am. The cost is $12 per person. If interested Call Bev to reserve your seat.

    Wait until Dark

    (Sunday) Location: Village Players of Birmingham 34660 Woodward Birmingham, Michigan 48009

    Wait until Dark This Broadway hit is a masterfully constructed thriller, pitting an innocent blind woman against a sinister con-man. It moves from one suspenseful moment to the next, building toward an electrifying, breath stopping fin starts at 2:00 PM

    Mother's Day

    (Sunday) Clbrate your Mom

    She is clothed with strength and dignity; she can laugh at the days to come.
    Proverbs 31:25

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