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Santa's Keys
To ensure "his" arrival - our delightful son decided to send our house keys to the North Pole so Santa will not be locked out. Thankfully, it was the post office drop box and the keys could be retrieved!

Denise Baragar
Calgary, AB

(5 rating, 4 votes)
Click to comment or view a larger image   Lesson Learned

In attempting to teach my four-year-old daughter the dangers of strangers, I mentioned that, in addition to not talking to strangers, she should be aware that they may try different ways of attempting to "hurt" her. I told her the "bad person"
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Rachel Cree-Lowe
London, Ontario

(3 rating, 1 votes)
Poison Tea
Growing up in Conception Bay, Mom and the older sisters weeded the vegetables on Saturdays. This particular Saturday, around three o'clock, Mom wanted a snack. I was chosen to go home and get tea and molasses bread. I found an empty Crush bottle in the pantry, rinsed it out, and put the tea in it. Mom enjoyed the snack, but got sick afterwards.

The girls told Dad what had happened at suppertime. When the Crush bottle was mentioned, Dad, looking pale, jumped off his chair and went to the pantry. He returned shortly after and said, "I had poison in that bottle for the cabbage grubs."

If I hadn't rinsed out the bottle, I wonder what might have happened to Mom?
Pat Duggan
Southern Shore, NL

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Click to comment or view a larger image   Revenge of the Moose
Newfie hunter taken by suprise.
Chris McManemin
New Jersey

(5 rating, 2 votes)
Having a Beef With Mom
My mom had a way with words.

Shortly after arriving in Halifax, I came home one day to find my mom in a terrible state. "What's wrong, Mom?" "Me son, I've done it this time. I should never have left Garnish." "Why not?" I asked. "Well, you knows how the small kids in the area comes in to play with our youngsters?" "Yes; what happened?" "Well, my son, one of their mothers called and
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Jim Grandy
Hammonds Plains, NS

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I'se the B'y
It was bedtime and my daughter was laying in bed with Lily, my three-year-old granddaughter, when Lily decided she wanted to play a game. My daughter said, "Ok, which one?" Lily replied, "I'se the B'y something that" Now that is a true Newfie!
Jean tobin
St. John's, NL.

(3 rating, 2 votes)
Craft & Bake Sale
By Steve Barrett

It was in the fall of the year when I sent Mr. and Mrs. Warren a meal of fresh codfish, potatoes and corn. Mr. Warren is an elderly gentleman who dabbles in Newfoundland music, writing his own songs and then making homemade CDs. He's the kind of musician you see from time to time set up at your local mall with a table and a chair, music blaring from an
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Steve Barrett

(2.5 rating, 2 votes)
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