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Mon., June 21, 2010, 5:15 p.m.

Summer Wild Card — 6.21.10

It might not look like it outside, but today is the first official day of summer. Which means it's also my 35th wedding anniversary to my sweet bride and best friend, Mrs. O. We met at a church Valentine's banquet in which I was the guest speaker. She and a friend were giggling about something as they came around a corner and we saw each other. I don't know if it was love at first sight. But there definitely was a spark there. That's still there. Jack Nicolson summed up my feelings about Mrs. O in a line from "As Good As It Gets," when his character sez: "You make me want to be a better man." Now, for your Wild Card ...




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D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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