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I bought this house in the fall of 2016, and moved in November 2016. I thought the house, built in…

Canary # 5, the Toughest One

(Image by Henri Gustave Jossot, 1903) Brutus was a rescue from Hamilton Animal Services. He was on the the euthanasia…

More Artistry

A couple of weeks ago I heard more tool sounds. When I looked out the window upstairs, this is what…

Another Canary, Fallen

Honky was the first cat to get sick after the gas station opened in July, 2018. Within weeks he developed…

Carpentry Atrocity

The Bylaw Enforcement Officer visited the gas station next door numerous times between June and December 2021. From garbage left…

Plausible Deniability

Someone rang my doorbell one afternoon. By the time I got downstairs and opened my door, there was no one…

A Local Writer

Every night before I go to bed I check that my front and back doors are locked. I look out…

It Just Gets Worse…

On October 24, a Sunday, I woke up around 9:00 a.m.. I opened the curtains that overlook the backyard. At…

The Worst Creep Yet

Around 10:00 in the morning I was walking to the hardware store. I had to take the long way around,…