He was a widower and she a widow. They had known each other for a number of years, having been high school classmates and having attended class reunions in the past without fail.
This 60th anniversary of their class, the widower and the widow made a foursome with two other singles. They had a wonderful evening, their spirits high, with the widower throwing admiring glances across the table and the widow smiling coyly back at him.
Finally, during one dance, he picked up courage to ask her, “Will you marry me?”
A farmer in ancient Rome was working in the fields one day when he came across a giant strawberry, about five palmus wide and ten palmus high.
He thought this would be a novelty that many would want to see, so he took it home, washed it off and set up a display in a case.
During its heyday the Wells Fargo Company employed a number of specialized stagecoaches such as one with a church for Sunday operation.
One of the more popular models featured a darkroom on board, so passengers who took pictures could have them processed en route and the prints delivered at their destination.