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Not My Mama's Fruit Salad

Growing up in the 1970’s, I don’t think a family gathering  went by without at least one fruit salad on the table.  I would venture to guess that most American households of the day served fruit salad at the holidays, as well. 310 more words

Close call

#328: Tell us about a bullet you’re glad you dodged — when something awful almost happened, but didn’t.

I genuinely am struggling to think of a specific situation where I have managed to avoid something “awful”. 36 more words

365 Days Of Writing Prompts

5 things to do this week in Calgary

Lights at MacEwan Hall (Tuesday, Nov. 25)
The Canadian electro-pop singer is on tour to celebrate her new album, Little Machines, which hit No. 5 on the… 267 more words


A pail, some grape juice and you can make fine wine at home

At one of my favourite stores, the Italian Super Market at Edmonton Trail and 20th Avenue N.E., autumn used to be marked by the appearance of tall stacks of California grapes in crates. 621 more words