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One-Liner Wednesday – Share The Road!

These signs that say “Share the Road (with bicycles)” recently went up in the middle of some of the streets in my neighbourhood. What they should say is “Share the Road with Bicycles except where these stupid signs are because … Continue reading


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One-Liner Wednesday – An Autumn Goodbye

It’s windy today. Time to say goodbye to the leaves.   If you would like to participate in this prompt, feel free to use the “One-Liner Wednesday” title in your post, and if you do, you can ping back here … Continue reading


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One-Liner Wednesday – Murder for Dummies?

Me, peering over my friend’s shoulder in the library, as she was looking at a book: Hmmm … Murder In the Family. Is that a how-to guide? (She laughed. It’s good to have friends who share your sick sense of … Continue reading


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One-Liner Wednesday – A Birthday Boy

Alex, my miracle baby, turned eighteen yesterday! Happy birthday, Alex! If you would like to participate in this prompt, feel free to use the “One-Liner Wednesday” title in your post, and if you do, you can ping back here to … Continue reading


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One-Liner Wednesday – Words of Wisdom

A road not taken will forever remain a mystery. A cold lake not swum in will prevent a cold. If you would like to participate in this prompt, feel free to use the “One-Liner Wednesday” title in your post, and … Continue reading


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One-Liner Wednesday – A Canadian Thanksgiving

Thankful for new gifts and for things as old as I am that are still around. What are you thankful for? If you would like to participate in this prompt, feel free to use the “One-Liner Wednesday” title in your … Continue reading


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One-Liner Wednesday – Clippity-clop

Now I know where the squirrel–the one who walks across my roof when I’m trying to sleep in–got his hobnail boots from. (Pictured: a poured-concrete sidewalk slab with squirrel footprints in the cement.) If you would like to participate in … Continue reading


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One-Liner Wednesday – Go ahead, think the worst

I have no window coverings in my kitchen: there’s a window above the sink that looks straight into my back neighbour’s kitchen. Occasionally I’ll stand at the sink, fill a wine glass with water, and guzzle it right there. If … Continue reading