Monthly Archives: December 2007

Five Christmas Trees

Five Christmas Trees By John T Jones, PhD Things were sad at our house when our nineteen-year-old sister died in June of 1940. Her name was Alice. She contracted polio when she was a three-year-old. Alice wore braces until she was in her teens. I spent more than one morning trying to repair the leather… Continue Reading

Holiday Magic Gift Exchange

Holiday Magic Gift Exchange Submitted By Joan Cripps                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Here is a unique fun way to swap gifts at your next family or work holiday gathering. Everyone stands in a circle holding the gift they brought to swap or a wrapped treat from Santa’s Pack. As the following story is read, each time the word RIGHT… Continue Reading

The Making of a Home

The Making of a Home  By Debbie Walls The smell of Holiday baking, Christmas music, visiting of family and friends—these are all part of holiday traditions in most Miramichi homes—including Mount Saint Joseph Nursing Home. The Mount, built in 1975 is “home” to131 residents who require level 3 Long Term Care. To most people, entering… Continue Reading