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Category Archives: Canada and/or Quebec
November There is no way – no way in hell – that a self-published novel, no matter how passable, will win a literary contest. Especially if that novel has a cover that looks like someone left it in a damp … Continue reading
So, you’ve decided you’re going to start smoking pot again. Congratulations! First, though, stop calling it “pot.” These days, the cool kids call it “weed,” and that’s 30 percent the point of this entire exercise, right? To be cool again, … Continue reading
Dear Refugees Fleeing Would-Be American Oppression: I see on the news that you’ve been crossing illegally from the U.S. into Canada along our vast and largely unprotected border. It’s been happening in Manitoba and it’s been happening in Hemmingford, Quebec, … Continue reading
O, I want to be the guy who drives the snowplough through the town. A vanquisher of snowstorms, mighty king of streets and roads. How I wish I were admired for my ploughing skills and courage As I drive and … Continue reading
Oh, hi there, Prime Minister Trudeau, or as we say here in the Townships, “hi there.” You see, Justin (may I call you Justin? I think I may), the Eastern Townships is a pretty easygoing place when it comes to … Continue reading
We were driving back from Trois-Rivières on the weekend when I came across one of my favourite road signs. No, not the nudist compound sign, although the pictogram of the family with their adorable naked bums is certainly memorable. Proportionally, … Continue reading
We’re very close to blowing it. Or maybe we already blew it. It’s hard to say, which, ironically, is the essential stance of Generation Maybe. We’re blowing it/blew it because Generation X, we post-Baby Boomers, have hit middle age and … Continue reading