Category Archives: family

The Battles of Quidditch and Trafalgar

It is safe to say that before a recent trip to southwest Spain, our grandsons were more familiar with airborne battles on broomsticks as in the game of Quidditch than they were with historic conflicts at sea involving the British … Continue reading

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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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