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  • Stephen Rafe
    Since the photo didn t show up, here s a shortened URL that will take you to several sites and photos. Stephen . ... From: Stephen Rafe
    Message 1 of 3 , Dec 6, 2012
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      Since the photo didn't show up, here's a shortened URL that will take you to
      several sites and photos.

      Stephen
      .
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Stephen Rafe" <Rapport1@...>
      To: "Harmonet" <bbshop@yahoogroups.com>
      Cc: "Joe Liles" <joelilesmusic@...>
      Sent: Thursday, December 06, 2012 8:48 AM
      Subject: Kringles at Christmas


      > Each year at this time, without fail, I am reminded of a meeting in
      > Racine,
      > WI, about twenty years ago when Joe Liles introduced me to "Kringles."
      >
      > These Danish pastries have been special to Racine since the Danish bakers
      > introduced them there in the late 1800s. Butter layered and almond filled,
      > they are absolutely the most delicious coffee cakes anyone would want at
      > Christmas -- or any other time of year. I've pasted in a picture of one.
      > Hopefully you'll all be able to see it.
      >
      >
      > How good are they? A story circulates that Racine resident, Lars Larson,
      > was
      > on his deathbed in an upstairs bedroom. His doctor had said Lars would
      > last
      > for only a matter of hours. Lars woke from a deep sleep and sniffed the
      > aroma of freshly baked kringles his wife had just brought home from the
      > bakery. Wit that, Lars was rejuvenated. "If I could just have one last
      > piece
      > of kringle before I die, all would be well.
      >
      > Pulling together all his remaining strength, he slowly he made his way
      > down
      > the stairs, into the kitchen, and over to the two kringles on the counter.
      > Just as he was reaching over to take a piece, his wife walked into the
      > room,
      > swatted his hand away and exclaimed:
      >
      > "Don't touch that!" "We're saving these for your funeral."
      >
      > Stephen
      > STEPHEN RAFE
      >
    • Stephen Rafe
      http://tinyurl.com/b9a3dhu ... From: Stephen Rafe To: Harmonet Cc: Joe Liles
      Message 2 of 3 , Dec 6, 2012
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        ----- Original Message -----
        From: "Stephen Rafe" <Rapport1@...>
        To: "Harmonet" <bbshop@yahoogroups.com>
        Cc: "Joe Liles" <joelilesmusic@...>
        Sent: Thursday, December 06, 2012 9:57 AM
        Subject: Re: Kringles at Christmas


        > Since the photo didn't show up, here's a shortened URL that will take you
        > to several sites and photos.
        >
        > Stephen
        > .
        > ----- Original Message -----
        > From: "Stephen Rafe" <Rapport1@...>
        > To: "Harmonet" <bbshop@yahoogroups.com>
        > Cc: "Joe Liles" <joelilesmusic@...>
        > Sent: Thursday, December 06, 2012 8:48 AM
        > Subject: Kringles at Christmas
        >
        >
        >> Each year at this time, without fail, I am reminded of a meeting in
        >> Racine,
        >> WI, about twenty years ago when Joe Liles introduced me to "Kringles."
        >>
        >> These Danish pastries have been special to Racine since the Danish bakers
        >> introduced them there in the late 1800s. Butter layered and almond
        >> filled,
        >> they are absolutely the most delicious coffee cakes anyone would want at
        >> Christmas -- or any other time of year. I've pasted in a picture of one.
        >> Hopefully you'll all be able to see it.
        >>
        >>
        >> How good are they? A story circulates that Racine resident, Lars Larson,
        >> was
        >> on his deathbed in an upstairs bedroom. His doctor had said Lars would
        >> last
        >> for only a matter of hours. Lars woke from a deep sleep and sniffed the
        >> aroma of freshly baked kringles his wife had just brought home from the
        >> bakery. Wit that, Lars was rejuvenated. "If I could just have one last
        >> piece
        >> of kringle before I die, all would be well.
        >>
        >> Pulling together all his remaining strength, he slowly he made his way
        >> down
        >> the stairs, into the kitchen, and over to the two kringles on the
        >> counter.
        >> Just as he was reaching over to take a piece, his wife walked into the
        >> room,
        >> swatted his hand away and exclaimed:
        >>
        >> "Don't touch that!" "We're saving these for your funeral."
        >>
        >> Stephen
        >> STEPHEN RAFE
        >>
        >
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