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Valentine’s Day is a time to celebrate romance. But it’s also a holiday of love in all its forms. Writer Jill Sisson Quinn tells us about one of the loves in her life. 

Jill Sisson Quinn is a nature writer in Central Wisconsin. 

Photo: Jill Sisson Quinn

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Act II: Love and Marriage:

Valentine’s Day can elicit groans but it also inspires reflections on the meaning of love. Writer John Hildebrand considers marriage and the bonds that tie us all together.

John Hildebrand teaches English at the UW-Eau Claire and is the author of three books, including A Northern Front.

Photo by TaraGiancaspro.

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Skunk:

Many people think of skunks as smelly animals best avoided. But that tell-tale scent makes writer Jill Sisson Quinn think of love.

Jill Sisson Quinn is a nature writer in Central Wisconsin.

Photo by NDomer73

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"The Rusted Bell"

Today’s winning story from our Flash Fiction Ghost Story contest is “The Rusted Bell,” written by listener Darlene Rickert of Green Bay, Wisconsin and performed by Liz Stattelman-Scanlan, Stephen Montagna, Russell Wolff, and Michele Good from the 9XM Players, with sound treatment by audio engineer Joe Hardtke.

Photo by David Clow.

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"For Better or Worse"

Continuing our series of Flash Fiction Ghost Story winners, today we bring you “For Better or Worse,” written by listener John Pigeon and performed by Liz Stattelman-Scanlan and Stephen Montagna of the 9XM Players, with sound treatment by audio engineer Joe Hardtke.

Photo by Gabriela Camerotti.

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