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The offer said I had a CHANCE to win a two-week trip--with all expenses paid-- to Scotland. Here’s the list of stringent rules that followed (I then closed my eyes and prayed): “to wear a kilt and dance the Highland Fling before a crowd at local talent shows; to memorize “Tam Lin” and then go sing before a Celtic judge who’s strict and knows his comments come across as forceful blows; to list these: findings of LNIB*, most famous castles tourists rush to see, two hundred facts from Scottish history, five reasons why I think you should choose ME as winner of this two-week trip—for FREE! To prove compliance, fill out these ten forms, and have them notarized. Submit them all within two weeks, assuring you MAY be the ONE who goes to Scotland in the fall!” So, did I soon declare, “I can’t abide by such demanding rules” and toss aside that offer? NO! I now announce with pride trip preparations are well underway. I’ll pack that kilt that helped me to convey my wish to go to Scotland—and not pay! *Loch Ness Investigation Bureau (1962-1972) March 26, 2021 Scotland--One-Rule Contest Sponsor: Julia Ward

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Date: 3/27/2021 11:46:00 AM
All that work when you could just lift a kilt to see all that Scotland has to offer? Great effort deserves a win! Aloha! Rico
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Janice Canerdy
Date: 3/27/2021 4:51:00 PM
Thanks so much, Rico! Janice
Date: 3/27/2021 5:16:00 AM
Quite original, Janice--You had me glued to your page till the end. All that work (nothing ever is free!) wins a trip and the contest.
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Janice Canerdy
Date: 3/27/2021 6:21:00 AM
Thanks so much, Vijay. Janice
Date: 3/26/2021 8:23:00 PM
Ah, Janice. Good writing and interesting concept for the contest. I'm wishing you good luck and a high place on the podium. This is quite good, I think!
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Janice Canerdy
Date: 3/26/2021 8:40:00 PM
Thanks a million, Milton! Janice
Date: 3/26/2021 8:15:00 PM
Haha...The demands are so distressing!! I better dream. But you penned it so beautifully..Best wishes in the contest.
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Janice Canerdy
Date: 3/26/2021 8:41:00 PM
Thanks so much, JCB. Janice