Published April 28th, 2016 by

They called to say they’d be over in a half hour. WHAT?! So, I did what my English friends call a “quick whip around.” I gathered the knitting from the…

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Published April 27th, 2016 by

My friend is cautious about food, or rather the preparation of it. These are her words: “Oh ya. I never ‘maul’ the food. Latex gloves. I buy the big box…

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Published April 26th, 2016 by

Hate public functions? Try to avoid them, hide in a corner if you are forced into attendance? Think of how you feel when you are ‘out there.’ That is exactly…

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Published April 25th, 2016 by

Do you want a good laugh? Set your television screen in closed caption mode. Sometimes it will be gibberish. Sometimes the words run ahead of the actual sound. Sometimes the…

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Published April 24th, 2016 by

When my friend asks for a ride to a doctor’s appointment, or to the grocery store, she always ends her plea with these words: “I don’t want to be a…

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Published April 23rd, 2016 by

I was excited to find my (unknown to me) namesake had written an article for a large corporation. Then I realized that my namesake was mentioned as a mentor and…

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Published April 22nd, 2016 by

It took a while to figure out that a couple of stuck keys were the cause of most of the mistakes in my writing. When I changed the keyboard, the…

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Published April 21st, 2016 by

Have you ever lost a special memento, treasure, a piece of jewellery, a keepsake? I thought I’d lost my treasured bookmark, a wire and bead thing that a friend gave…

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Published April 20th, 2016 by

Are we there yet? Do your children ever ask that question? Mine did, and now the grandkids too! Lately though it has taken on a new meaning for me… because…

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Published April 19th, 2016 by

Thanks to the forwarded fright mail from my ‘friends’ now I have to use paper towels to open doors and refuse lemon slices in my water. Hotel bedspreads are contaminated,…

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