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A Fifty Dollar Walk

I had just returned from the walk at Skagit River Park and was trying to convince Holly that I would never leave home again unless it’s to go shopping for treats…

The Tush Man – Part 2 of 2

Note:  Please read Part 1 before reading this. The very next day I got a call from the Tush Man’s office advising me that my exorcism (colonoscopy) is on Thursday,…

Another Surprise!

This morning I got a pleasant surprise – a comment from one of the readers of my blog. And although I am always thrilled to receive comments about my stories…

But I Couldn’t

Hi Ma, It’s your 91st birthday today, and I wanted to buy you something extraordinary – but I couldn’t. I was also going to send you two birthday cards –…

Phood Phor Thought

Phor years I’ve tried to phigure the difference between words beginning with the letter ‘F’ and those beginning with ‘Ph’.  I mean, how drunk was the person who invented the…

Terror on 8th Avenue

Originally published June 24, 2012 On my drive from Langley to White Rock this morning, I noticed several bright flares on both sides of the road ahead.  As cars passed me…

Dear Ma,

Dear Ma, It’s been three years and it still hurts.  They say that time heals a broken heart – but that’s not true, because I still miss and love you…

The Beach Boys concert at the PNE

I remember first hearing The Beach Boys on the radio when I was 12 years old (1962) and they instantly became my favourite band.  Their sound was totally different than…

Reflections

Here is a clip from the TV show that profiled me a couple of years ago.  I hadn’t looked at it for quite a while and was shocked to see…

The Summer of ’66 – Part 4 of 4

Originally published March 25, 2012     NOTE:  Please read Part 3 before reading this post – thanks! As we sat in Ma Jacobits’ restaurant, a couple of the guys…

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