Category Archives: Humor

I fooled her and startled the star

  I fooled her and startled the star I fooled her and startled the star. We were on holiday. We reached Ottawa. Loved the place. Favourite spot: the grand, unbelievable library, inside and out, of the Parliament buildings. This is … Continue reading

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The Gotta Gottas

  THE GOTTA GOTTAS How I wish the gotta gottas would jest get up and git, Making me so mad I just gotta spit, Oh to have a break in the relentless gotta dos, Why I tell you, it’s enough … Continue reading

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Inner Critic: Writers and Carers

  Inner Critic: Writers and Carers Writers especially have an inner critic. Inner critics are never satisfied. They continually plague the writer’s mind with questions, questions, question, what ifs, doubts… So it is for care givers. Many and many a … Continue reading

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Golden Years in Winter

Today’s Guest Blog is from Jean Vachon, up north, where winter is. My friend Jean says: Here is what I do when I get bored! Not too serious, just my silly humor. We do go dancing every Sunday to keep us … Continue reading

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The Pendulum Swings

  The Pendulum Swings Do not let the pendulum strike you As you rush to the nearest fad, The pendulum swings and it will smack you As it swoops on its backward swing. Stand firm, defend the differences, Enjoy the … Continue reading

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Summer Sounds

Summer Sounds  A Fontanelle by H. W. Bryce Neighbours mowing lawns! Kids on slides! BBQ grill sizzling! Baby cries! Mother sings! Passing cars! Screen door swings, screeches closed To buzzing flies! Folks passing by, chatting! Laughter in the park!! Gamboling … Continue reading

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Light-fingered Lou

  LIGHT-FINGERED LOU Light-fingered Lou, like a moth to the flame Was drawn to bright colours without any shame, Her long, long fingers knew the secret of stealth, Her stored up loot gave her plenty of wealth. She would spot … Continue reading

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