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Encounters With An Obituary

The young liquor store employee was earnestly marshalling his customers and repeating his instructions to each one. He looked eerily familiar. “Did anyone ever tell you that you look like Charles Manson?” I inquired. “No”, he replied curtly before launching … Continue reading

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Your Eulogy

“Well, I’ve never been to heaven But I’ve been to Oklahoma.” -Three Dog Night Have you ever walked out of a funeral and said to your wife, partner or whatever you have, “That was a great eulogy, but I don’t … Continue reading

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Memory Banks

It was at a swanky reception at the Royal Ottawa Golf Club. I finally spotted someone I knew. There was just one catch. ‘I’m going over to talk to Simon… or is it Seymour?” I said casually to my wife, … Continue reading

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