Category Archives: Absurdities

Scarborough Fair

“The troop was at Quan Loi, northwest of Saigon, in 1969. The terrain was different from the Hiep Duc-Que Son Valley area.  The war was different now.  Here were dense, lowland jungles, occasionally broken by the straight rows of rubber … Continue reading

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Violets In The Sun

It doesn’t matter where you are.  A statement, it must be admitted, that is open to interpretation. It’s tough when you don’t know what “interpretation” even means.  A Quebecer who can speak French?  Quebecois?  La Langue Francais?  Quebecois?  So let’s … Continue reading

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Literary Free Store

“When the shadow of the sash appeared on the curtains it was between seven and eight o’clock and then I was in time again, hearing the watch. It was Grandfather’s and when Father gave it to me he said, Quentin, … Continue reading

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