Forgot your password?

We just sent you an email, containing instructions for how to reset your password.

Sign in

  • The day was hot and Monday, eight hundred kilometres from home.

    The chairs were empty, awaiting company.

    The sidewalk parade of late summer was ongoing, going up and down the hills from Basse-Ville to Haute-Ville in the citadel city of the ramparts.

    It was 16:40 hours: those shadows.

    That metal.

    That 3-D real-life brilliance.

    Rue St. Jean.
    That walking, that pause in the August afternoon.

    (Photo by Susan, August 15, 2016, Quebec City)
    • Share

    Connected stories:

About

Collections let you gather your favorite stories into shareable groups.

To collect stories, please become a Citizen.

    Copy and paste this embed code into your web page:

    px wide
    px tall
    Send this story to a friend:
    Would you like to send another?

      To retell stories, please .

        Sprouting stories lets you respond with a story of your own — like telling stories ’round a campfire.

        To sprout stories, please .

            Better browser, please.

            To view Cowbird, please use the latest version of Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Opera, or Internet Explorer.