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Ticks on the prowl

It’s an expression. Normally it means “perfect, very well, couldn’t be better” or some similar genre—even in Rainy River, where such expressions can have their own warped meaning.

The other morning, the Debating Table at the Bakery was as crowded as usual with an over-capacity crowd jostling for position as coffee refills were sloshed into waiting mugs and orders of well-buttered toast were slammed onto the table by a harried Cookie as she dealt with the usual onslaught.

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