Life’s Like That

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WHILE CAMP­ING THIS YEAR, my fam­ily fre­quently vis­ited a small chain store in a nearby town to buy gro­ceries. One evening I re­al­ized we’d failed to note what time the store opened, so when I saw a teenage staffer on her way out, I stopped her and asked quickly, “What are your hours?”

Her re­ply: “Right now, six to nine be­cause I’m in school. But next month it will be full time.”

DAR­LENE QUERY, Ed­mon­ton


The fu­ture, the present and the past walked into a bar. Things got a lit­tle tense.


DOG: All right, here’s the deal. I sup­port and love you till the end of time, and you kindly give me that cheese stick. @DOG_FEELINGS


Does run­ning late count as ex­er­cise?



DAY 1: Alone, do­ing well. Men­tally sound. Met a crab.

DAY 2: I have mar­ried the crab. DAY 3: I have eaten my wife.


Send us your funny sto­ries! They could be worth $50. See page 13 or visit for more de­tails.

“I never heard her say she was leav­ing you in charge.”

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