Maggie Wilson Author

Historical Non-Fiction in Northern Ontario

Archive for March 1st, 2014

Function Over Form

One Saturday about 50 years ago, I was outside in the backyard playing “Lost Kids” with my brothers. Suddenly the most spectacular crashing noise startled us back to reality. We crept toward the side yard just in time to see a cardboard box fly through the air and land on a bedspring. In unison, we three dodged backward as another box, and then a third thudded onto the pile. The […]

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Keepsake

keep·sake noun \ˈkēp-ˌsāk\ : something that you keep to help you remember a person, place, or event : a memento or souvenir *********************************************************************************** Introduction to a new series. One New Years I resolved to de-clutter and lighten up the load. For someone who claims she doesn’t care for knickknacks, I had devoted considerable shelf space to trinkets and mementos, not to mention plain old junk. In keeping with my other policy […]

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Upon waking on the first day of the month, before you utter a single word, say

White Rabbit

And you will have luck for the rest of the month.

I think I blew it: first thing out of my mouth this morning?

I have to pee.

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White Rabbit