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Category Archives: Conversations

Peanuts

#31FunnyStati** 2008. A conversation. Snippet from a recent conversation in my life: Friend: “That’s how peanuts grow.” Maha: “Peanuts ‘grow’?” Friend: “They grow beneath.” Maha: “Beneath the sky?” Friend: “Beneath…

Taylor Kitsch may sink my battleship, but…

Editorial Note: Originally published on 2012/02/17. ——————– Colin receives all of the accolades. Last week, I was on course for work. When introducing ourselves, we were asked to name our…

A Janeism

“So I ate a fish eye. I have been out of the dating loop for so long that I thought doing that might get his attention. It didn’t work.” Comments…

Peace Negotiations at the Doctor’s Office

I am writing this on the berry directly into Blogger, so please pardon the spelling errors and grammar flubs. I am here for an annual check-up and it seems that…

Conversations With Little People

“Hi, you’ve reached Cleo, Dane, Nora May & Trent. We can’t take your call right now, so please leave a message and we’ll get back to you as soon as…

Not speaking in either the past unreal conditional or the future unreal conditional (as present tense is best)

The following is a conversation I had with a friend on Facebook; I have deleted her name for reasons of privacy. To facilitate your reading of this, please note that…

NYC this day (10 things to note, +1)

Please Note: I am typing directly into blogger. The following is likely filled with grammatical errors and spelling mistakes. Please forgive…I am exhausted. xo .1. Breakfast was a cob salad…

Conversations with little girls

This is Deema, my baby cousin aged 12. Last night, we had the following conversation that very nearly made me pee in my pants… Deema: Maha, I need to ask…

Dispatch no 2, Toronto: The Arrival

“Look outside, pretty lady! I*m standing directly across from no 8 price street! :)” To which, in response, Baby Jane flew out of no 8 Price Street’s doors and ran…

James Joyce had nothin’ on yer blogMistress

A snippet of last night’s conversation…consider yourself warned. Aalya: “I heard this kid call out ‘PARMINDER! PARMINDER! OVER HERE!’ and so I expected to turn around and see a little…

Mama, The Riddler

When mama gets anxious or upset or nervous and tries to communicate in English, she sounds a little like Dr. Seuss. I tend to avoid her calls when she’s in…