In which I contemplate being penniless

I’m about to become penniless. I’ll not be without means, mind you. My jeans will simply be without copper coins. Last month the Canadian government did away with the penny. Come the fall, the Mint will stop producing pennies; and those in circulation will eventually make their way to the melting pot. Then, the smallest(…)


Friday’s Itty Bitties — #15

Mark Twain said, “The difference between the right and the nearly right word is the same as that between lightning and the lightning bug.” I’m currently trying to add lightning bolts to my manuscript and as I stare at the mass of notes I’ve made about just how to do that, I must confess I(…)


Friday’s Itty Bitties — #14

When nature calls, and facilities are nearby, it’s a good thing. But seriously. Access here might be a bit of an issue. And you’d really want to know which direction the door faces.


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