Ross Murray's Border Report
Ross Murray
is a freelance writer living in Stanstead, Quebec. You can reach him at
Posted 09.25.15
Stanstead, Quebec


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"I like to reach a critical mass before I venture into the cupboard," I said.

"Well, if I'm complaining about it, it must be a critical mass," Deb replied.

"You're a critical mass," I muttered and then laughed at my joke.

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Anyway, she didn't think it was funny.