I need another one!
It was a long six months of living in the United States, not being allowed to set foot on the Great White North, my Canadian homeland.
Those were the rules, though. As long as I was waiting for my Green Card, I wasn't…
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I have chronic insomnia.
It's been going on for more than 20 years. As a newspaper reporter, I stared at the ceiling instead of sleeping, worrying about typos or misspellings in my copy ... knowing that our readers — especially the ones…
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I never wonder why I do this.
I'm intrigued by the history of the areas I live in, how people lived in another time, and why they up and leave their homes, abandoning what may have been precious items.
I make up stories in my head, some of…