Monthly Archives: October 2007

The Winter of My Life (Part IV)

The Winter of My Life (Part IV) by Joan Cripps, March 2005 Early Years at Benson House Years at the Benson House were very happy years. This was a large Victorian house belonging at one time to a Dr. Benson. The house had many beautiful big rooms. My Duplessis grandparents had rooms upstairs. Their kitchen… Continue Reading

Sisters’ Day

Sisters’ Day By Sandra Rita Reed   It was Sunday—the day my sister Carol always calls. When I heard the long distance rings, I could hardly wait to catch up on all the news. “Just a sec,” I said, “while I put on my headset. I don’t want to get a headache from holding the… Continue Reading

The Bubble Blunder

The Bubble Blunder by Bonnie Jarvis-Lowe One calm sunny morning in the mid-1950s, a small fishing boat’s motor was making its familiar sound as it left the harbour of Burgeo, Newfoundland, a small community we were living in at the time. The familiar “pick-a-putt, pick-a-putt” rhythm of the Make and Break engine added to the… Continue Reading

Where the River Meets the Ocean—Tabusintac

Where the River Meets the Ocean—Tabusintac By Kellie Underhill “If you build it, they will come.” In the 1989 film, Field of Dreams, they were literally talking about a ball park, but for many people this line has come to represent a “can-do” attitude for life and business. One Miramichi community has adopted this philosophy,… Continue Reading