Grandma and Grumpa Come To Town

It’s Canadian Thanksgiving weekend. Thanksgiving is a North American holiday that celebrates the European settlers that came to a new land and befriended the native population and just before they…

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A Parent’s Nightmare

I hate hospitals. Sorry Dee Dee, it’s nothing personal. I don’t like the ambiance, the antiseptic smell, the way everyone talks like they are in a library. With the exception…

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Typewriter

“Now is the time for all good men to come to the aid of the party.”   This is a phrase that my mother would use when she practiced her…

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A Great Truth

Uncle Jeremiah recently told me that the one thing he had realized about getting older is that the future gets shorter until there is no future. He said you reach…

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I Have A Tail… Who Knew?

Since spring appears to have finally arrived my weekend has been spent outdoors, therefore you get retreads today. Just to help your understanding, the cat I refer to in the…

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Dogs and Cats

We installed a cat door in the screen door to our deck. I watched the cat go through it the other day and all I can say is… “Damn that…

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Pieces of Life

I see my life as a montage of small events connected by only one thing… me. Encounters and small events that would just blend in with the rest of things…

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O’ Christmas Tree

Thirty years ago, Honey and I put up our first ever Family Christmas tree. We had been together for six years. We had always had decorations in our house (Honey…

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Seeing Your Face

I did something the other day that made me feel I was in one of those science fiction books I read as a kid, I made a video call. Honey…

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