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Snowbird of Paradise

An Albertan who spends winters in California.

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Not Enough Lovelies

Most of the people who go to a film festival are cheerful and friendly.  They are excited to be seeing new and adventurous films, and they have a camaraderie with other film fans. Some of them have an encyclopedic knowledge of actors, films, and directors and they love […]

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Any Second Now…

My brain is buzzing. I haven’t had enough sleep. My brother-in-law is in the hospital and I’m waiting to hear how he is doing. I am also trying to reclaim my car that was damaged in a fender-bender I spent an inordinate amount of time on hold with […]

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Volunteer Cats

If you think that by putting yourself forward as a community volunteer you will be received with warm appreciation, you are wrong. At the beginning of the process, you are more likely to be confronted with bureaucratic bewilderment. Recently, I have tried to volunteer at three different events […]

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Rear-Ended

My roommate asked me to drive her to the airport at 5:00 PM. I hesitated and asked her how much a cab would cost, then regretted having asked. I knew I would drive her, even though I really didn’t want to. I had only recently arrived back in […]

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Undercover Hunger Games

I recently watched an episode of the TV show Undercover Boss. I saw regular folks teaching their workplace superiors how to do menial work, and I smiled. When people with attitudes of entitlement realized that they had to learn something new in order to work on the front […]

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