Thoughts on winning the lottery on a stormy day

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Mr. Massey out in the snow again, in need of restoration

Well, setting aside for a moment the idea that it wouldn’t bother me one little bit to find out I was the “Owen Sound area” person who won a $60 million-dollar lottery jackpot, I’d say Joan Patterson sounds like a good winner. And I have absolutely no ulterior motives for saying that.

Not that I’m a bad loser; you can’t win if you don’t buy a ticket. But who knew the lottery-winning vibes were in the local stars, or winds, or the ground underfoot.

It is fun, though, to see somebody local win; all the more reason to play with various “what if it had been me?” scenarios. Continue reading