Tag Archives: Writing

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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Brain Landfill

Good evening. Technically, it’s morning, but I’m wearing a retainer in my mouth and talking like Dracula is the only way for words to come out without the accompaniment of saliva. Otherwise, I’m Daffy Duck, but with underwear. I don’t … Continue reading

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The Complete Picture

I remember my first day of kindergarten. The morning bell rang, I tripped over a hula hoop, and started to cry. Before I knew it, I had two big square bandages on both my knees. I remember my first day … Continue reading

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Pizza Leftovers

I think I’m getting sick. No wait, I think I have allergies. No, that can’t be it. I’ve never had allergies. I must be getting sick. But I’ve gone to sleep early the last two nights. Sleep doesn’t make you … Continue reading

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Favourite Quotes (Day 3)

Welcome to the third and final day of this favourite quotes challenge. At least, I think this is a challenge. I got it. Let’s call it a challenge, but pronounce it “chall-onge” so it sounds more official. I’d like to … Continue reading

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Favourite Quotes (Day 2)

On the 12th day of Blogmas my followers gave to me… Twelve drafts unfinished Eleven likers lurking Ten Canadians cackling Nine posts a posting Eight awards a mystery Seven spam comments Six views per day Five onion rings (blah!) Four … Continue reading

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Favourite Quotes (Day 1)

Ahoy, Mateys! Welcome aboard my ship, the SS Issippi. I am the Captain; you can call me Paul E. Parrot. I have no clue why I started this post like that, but it’s too late to change it! Let’s head … Continue reading

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Before, During, and Laughter

Hello out there, we’re on the air, it’s blogging night, tonight. Only a few of you will understand that reference. Anyway, this isn’t going to be a long post. I hope. This is just a completely pretentious and self-serving update … Continue reading

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Something to Someone: The Road to 5000 Followers

I’ve been rehearsing this blog post in my head for the last month, but now that I have to write it, I don’t know what to say. I still don’t know what to title it, so hopefully that reveals itself … Continue reading

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2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs Preview

The first time I ever wrote a playoff preview article was in Grade 6 for a group assignment about newspapers. Newspapers! What an inventive way of preparing us for the future. I still remember doing a preview for a series … Continue reading

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