Category Archives: family

Canada 150, Manitoba

On the long trek westward, some excerpts from “Manitoba On My Mind” are up next: We stand in the covered porch of Dalnavert House (built for Hugh John Macdonald, only surviving son of Sir John A.), waiting for a torrential … Continue reading

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The Weird Writer’s Waning Weekly Witticisms

Here is the answer to last week’s witticism #23: Question: Why did the struggling author not cross the road? Answer: He was at a dead end! Wistfully, the Weird Writer’s Weekly Weak Witticism has wheezed its woebegone end. Thanks to … Continue reading

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Weird Writer’s Weekly Witticism # 20

First, the answer to last week’s question: Question: Why did the struggling author sigh after crossing the road? Answer: All she could see ahead was an uphill climb! Now this week’s question: Why did the author cross the road that was being … Continue reading

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The Weird Writer’s Weekly Witticism # 14

Here is last week’s answer: Question: Why did the author bare his teeth as he crossed the road? Answer: He wanted to try a different type face! Now, this week’s question: Why did the author, crossing the road with her manuscript, use … Continue reading

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The Weird Writer’s Weekly Witticism # 13

Here is last week’s answer. Question: What did the author whisper as he sauntered slowly across the road? Answer: “iPad!” Now, this week’s question: Why did the author bare his teeth as he crossed the road? Please open the comment box to … Continue reading

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The Weird Writer’s Weekly Witticism # 8

First, here is the answer to last week’s question: Question: Why did the author cross the road at the church? Answer: To try a new font! Now this week’s question: Why did the author cross the road on an amber light? … Continue reading

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The Weird Writer’s Weekly Weak Witticism #4

First the answer to last week’s question: Question: Why do authors cross the road at a different location? Answer: Writers’ block! Now this week’s question: Why did the author cross the road to the cemetery? Submit your answer in the … Continue reading

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