She was walking her dog in the park on a warm summer evening. He noticed her across the field Continue reading
It was in grade ten that the school nurse advised me to make an appointment with my eye doctor. Continue reading
Working at a summer camp puts you in touch with nature. There are the usual animals that come with a Continue reading
The recent arrival of my fiftieth year brought along an unexpected complication in the form of an inflamed rotator cuff. Continue reading
I was standing amidst the crowd gathered for the giant,downtown, outdoor flea market this morning when, behind me, I overheard Continue reading
At the drive-thru for the new donut shop in town I asked for my favorite, a vanilla zebra. “The donut,” Continue reading
If you came here for the A-Z challenge I’m sorry, The Menagerie is closed for the season. See you all Continue reading
Don’t ask me! I don’t have a clue what it is either.
I am longing for summer to come. Not because the snow will be gone. Not because the weather will be Continue reading
Sometimes I come across a special like this and feel a little sad that I am single and alone. Then I Continue reading
When the cold is arctic-like, below freezing, benumbing, bitter, chilling, cutting, frigid, frosty and frozen. Glacial, icy, inclement, nippy, numbing, Continue reading
I recently found this old exercise book of mine from grade two. Inside, on the last page, I found this Continue reading
Some night around 4 AM in the morning, when there is no traffic, just after a fresh dumping of snow, before the plows Continue reading
So if March comes in like a lamb… it goes out like a lion? Crap! More shovelling!
To the girl from the prairies that went to England on a school trip in 1980, Maybe I should have Continue reading