Tag Archives: Story

It Must Have Been Dust

If you were to look through my childhood photo albums, you’d eventually come across a picture of me vacuuming the house at the mature age of three. “You got dirt? I’ll be right over as soon as mommy gives me … Continue reading

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Computer Updates Are Mean

Check…check…check one, two, four. Is this thing on? If you can hear me, clap once. If you can hear me, clap twice. If you can hear me, invite me to your Christmas party so I can taste test your food … Continue reading

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The Christmas Tag

Thank you to Becky at Strikeouts + Sprinkles for nominating me for this festive tag! Rules: 1. Thank the blogger that tagged you and link their blog to your post. 2. List the rules in the post. 3. Answer all … Continue reading

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Call of the Wild Café

It was opening night at the Call of the Wild Café. It was more of a traditional sit-down restaurant, than a café, but the owners hoped no one would really notice. The staff had worked tirelessly to prepare the inside … Continue reading

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Figuring Out Fantasy Football

I used to love the NFL. Half a lifetime ago, you would find me in front of the TV at 11AM on Sundays, eating lunch and watching Sunday NFL Countdown for two hours before kickoff. My favourite segment of the … Continue reading

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The Muffin Man

I’m not much of a dessert person. All those fancy, restaurant-quality dessert photos, that people post on social media, don’t impress me much. I don’t care for your squiggles of chocolate sauce, wiggles of caramel, and plops of whipped cream … Continue reading

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The Dining Room

“It’s a quarter to twelve, and a nickel to five. It’s a quarter to twelve, and a nickel to five.” Ribble the waiter repeats this to himself as he walks into the dining room and gives a quarter to a … Continue reading

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I Look Friendly

I’ve written before about how strangers come up to me in public places and strike up a conversation. Well, it happened again. That’s right kids, it’s story time! So make sure you’re sitting somewhere comfortable – may I suggest your … Continue reading

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Fantasy Sports and Me

There’s a phrase out there that goes like this: “No one cares about your fantasy team.” A quick search of it on Twitter will result in numerous tweets from holier-than-thou citizens, some of which like to capitalize “NO ONE”, to … Continue reading

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My First Trip To Costco

Who wants to hear a story? Great! Gather around and don’t spill your juice box on the carpet. Someone always does. It’s the reason our Kindergarten teachers never trusted us with any food or drink on the carpet. Only duct … Continue reading

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