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4th Day of Christmas

The Little Man by Leo Racicot I don’t recall ever having gloves or mittens in the winter. I’d put two pair of socks on my hands when I went out to play, and there were always one or two buttons missing from the coats I wore, or the zipper didn’t work. I hated the cardboard… Continue Reading

Slimming Through the Holidays

This article appeared in Bread ‘n Molasses magazine a few years ago. It seemed timely to reprint it now with the holidays coming up, and so many Miramichiers taking part in the Mighty Miramichi Biggest Loser contest. Slimming Through the Holidays. The holiday season is filled with many gastronomic goodies, but you don’t have to… Continue Reading

Full Schedule Festival acadien de Caraquet

Daily Visual arts exhibition Mordre la lumière self – portrait Bernard Jean Art Gallery – Caraquet Cultural Centre Tuesday, August 3, 2010 11 am – noon: Songwriting workshop for children with Mario Chenart TPA rehearsal hall – Caraquet Cultural Centre – Tickets: $10 8 pm: Jazz with Steve Amirault followed by Hot guitars Mario Chenart… Continue Reading

Mr. Fenwick’s Heart

Mr. Fenwick’s Heart By David Cairns                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Mr. Fenwick stared hard at the back wall of the small room. He was standing with his left foot perched on the desk in front of him, absentmindedly pulling at the short hairs on the front of his shin with his right hand while he spoke. “The term we… Continue Reading

Jardine Cast & Blast – A Dream Come True

Jardine Cast & Blast A Dream Come True By Kellie Underhill   Heading south from Miramichi City to Fredericton on Route 8, just past the Blackville Village limits sign, you find the Barnettville Road—a dead-end side road, a few kilometres long. It’s the kind of place people sometimes say is, “so far back in the… Continue Reading

St. Thomas Street Reunion

St. Thomas Street Reunion By Joan Cripps Evangeline Savoy and Norman McLenaghan were presented with a corsage and boutonnier It was a beautiful Friday evening when close to 300 residents and former residents of St. Thomas Street, Miramichi, from all over Canada and the United States arrived to celebrate their reunion. Forty-six years ago most… Continue Reading

The Unfolding Night Adventures of a Miramichier

The Unfolding Night Adventures of a Miramichier By Adam Bowie Cowboy hats covered bald spots. Western-style shirts flapped in the night breeze. Men wearing bandanas and leather vests sipped on beer bottles and leaned against four-by-fours with lift-kits. Women with large hair threw their heads back in laughter at the jokes of  men that seemed… Continue Reading

Three Sonnets

Three Sonnets By Bryon D. Howell Poetry and Laundry                                                                                                                                                                                                                     I’m waiting for my clothes to wash and dry, with pen in hand, the cycles all on start, I cannot rinse the muse though I do try, I can’t use Oxi-clean inside my heart. For soap I use the thoughts inside my mind, the washer fills… Continue Reading

The Elevator

The Elevator By Elynne Chaplik-Aleskow It started as any other workday. Around 7:15am I gathered my purse, briefcase and water bottle, locked the door of my apartment on the 35th floor of my Chicago high-rise and walked toward my building’s four elevators, one of which would take me to the first floor garage and my… Continue Reading