The Last Stand

“Has it been three years since Lorraine?” asks one man to another at table 9.

“Three years in November,” he replies, “Three long years.”

Dad and I are at his 65th high school reunion at the UVic University Club. 382 more words

Scottish Reform

“We r having a Scottish dance on Friday night. Please will u & Dad come!?”

reads a text from Mum.

Friday night at the Brentwood Bay Senior Centre, it’s a big night out, especially for Dad. 428 more words

Disaster has struck!

“Disaster has struck!” says Mum in all her British-accented glory when I answer the phone.

Dad wants to call the police because he thinks Nicol is stealing the silverware. 889 more words