Category Archives: family

I just called to hear your voice

Tania and Linda were inseparable in high school. They met at the top of the hill near Tania’s house at precisely 8 every day so they could walk together. At school they had different class schedules but they sat together … Continue reading

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Reality is a breath of fresh air 

Certainly I love palm trees, and ocean waves but right now it’s winter, officially so in a few days, and I prefer reality. There was a period, long ago, when I was unable to enjoy fresh breezes, and sunlight due … Continue reading

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Some things don’t change, Thank heaven

IN the last 36 years, I’ve owned a whole bunch of different cars, moved strata to house to strata to house to strata to house again. Presidents, and Prime Ministers have come and gone. My career has changed. I have … Continue reading

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Don’t Go breakin my heart

For a couple weeks now, we have had another girl in the house. She is temperamental, one minute friendly, the next she is spitting and hissing. The girl, is my daughter’s cat “Africa“. Africa is  a rent free boarder for … Continue reading

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Never was, and never will be.

There was a time when I at least thought of myself as attractive, or at minimum I never transformed any gals into pillars of salt if they “checked me out”. Oy vey, those days are gone; perchance never to return. … Continue reading

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Life’s Stories take planning

I was reading in the travel section of the Globe & Mail a few days ago and the writer commented “Don’t plan life. Live it.” This struck me because an outgoing friend of mine says the opposite ” You don’t … Continue reading

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Too Much Make Believe

I planted grass in my back yard nearly a week ago. Not sod. I threw an abundance of grass seed and covered it with lawn soil and then I did a little jig before I watered it, hoping the grass … Continue reading

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All that will be left will be the stories

All that will be left when I die will be the stories.  I will explain in a moment. My daughter will always be my little girl, but now she’s a grown woman and a wife also to her husband. She … Continue reading

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A Memorable Evening out for dinner +

  I was recently on a holiday with my son, and it had many memorable moments. Most sadly will slip away through my fingers like when I try to hold a cup of water in my hand. Some drops will … Continue reading

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Every day is a special occasion

Every day is a special occasion. Yes!, it’s up to me (and you) whether the day is celebrated or not.  I know, you had to work, and so did I but still it’s a day to be celebrated. Why? It’s … Continue reading

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