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A Legal Avocado

The Monday after returning from vacation, Colin sat at his desk, plowing through a mountain of email. Halfway through the morning, Toby popped his head over the cubicle wall.   “Did you know, in the French language, the masculine word … Continue reading

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The Circle of Parental Privilege

It was the annual family summer road trip. This year, the Copper family packed the car and headed to Yellowstone National Park. One the morning of day three, they stopped at a roadside greasy spoon rest stop for breakfast. Their … Continue reading

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The Break-up

Bruce arrived at Annie’s apartment after a long week at work. He couldn’t explain why, but working long hours in the summer was worse than in the winter. “I’m exhausted,” he complained. “Don’t tell me this. You know I’m not … Continue reading

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Cuban Vacation

Drake insisted the bellhop carry their luggage their third floor room. It wasn’t his idea to come to a Cuban resort. The blame for that lay squarely with Marla, his fourth wife. Now that he was here, Drake decided make … Continue reading

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Manitoulin dreaming

My vacation has come to an end. It was a wonderful trip to Northern Ontario. Although unintentional, our trip to Manitoulin Island also saw a writing holiday. Not once did I place pen to paper to record my thoughts or … Continue reading

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I, Curmudgeon and other perspectives from the travels

I’ve been conspicuous by my absence the past two weeks. The days have been filled with travels and adventures. For instance, this past weekend I was in Washington D.C. for the DC Supershow pen show. It’s the largest pen show … Continue reading

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