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Snowbird of Paradise

An Albertan who spends winters in California.

Neighbours Having Sex

I have new upstairs neighbours. When I heard them moving in, I thought that I would drop by and offer them a welcoming gift; maybe home-baked muffins or a potted plant. However, I find that I now have a new problem. Well, two problems actually. The first problem […]

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The Perfect Ring

(This post is in response to the Weekly Writing Challenge: Fifty. It is a story in 50 words.) He saved for months, secretly borrowed a dress ring to get the size, and excitedly waited for the engraving to be ready. The proposal was carefully planned, romantic, and successful. […]

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Being Cut Off

The rules about private conversations in public places were relaxed a long time ago. I think it was when school children started being loud and obnoxious on busses. My in-laws were visiting once and, since they were without their own car, chose to take a bus into town. […]