Monthly Archives: October 2009

A Mighty Big Miramichi Adventure (Part 4)

by Kellie Underhill Part 1 Click Here Part 2 Click Here Part 3 Click Here A Midnight Swim Moonlight reflected on the Bartibog River. Sammy felt energized, filled with excitement like a kid at Christmas. He sensed something magical had happened and he didn’t want to waste another minute. He ran down to the shore… Continue Reading

Game On

Pegine’s Motivational Times by Pegine Echevarria Plan, action and results. Each and every day you read or hear about the power of plans. You think about your plans, and the organizational plans. You look at your to do sheets, squash the fires within your teams and make the calls you need to make, then you… Continue Reading

Poem– Yesterday In a Trunk

Yesterday–In A trunk A trunk left in my care many years ago, long deceased, had no family, few friends ******** Photographs and letters, lie untouched A quiet medley of memories of O’ so long ago Faded pictures, cracked with age, so dry Letters, addressed to some I did not know Pencils, pens and empty spools… Continue Reading

Ring in the New Year with Neon Highway

It’s cold enough to snow, so why not start planning where you’re going to ring in the new decade? East Coast recording artist, Rik Reese & Neon Highway are returning to Miramichi to help ring in the New Year at Cowboy’s Club. The country rockers were in Miramichi last June on the line-up with Blue… Continue Reading

Adopt-a-Family for Christmas

Crisp days and frosty nights remind us that winter is coming.  Soon the signs of the Christmas season will be all around to brighten the long dark nights. Unfortunately Christmas can be a stressful time for some families who struggle to meet their daily needs. If you have felt the wish to reach out to… Continue Reading

They Get Younger and Younger

Parkinson’s is a progressive disease that affects coordination of movement in sufferers. The condition results from a loss of dopamine-producing nerve cells in the brain. The reason behind the cell death is still unclear and there is no known cure. Parkinson’s affects nearly 9,000 people in the Maritimes. Continue Reading

A Mighty Big Miramichi Adventure (Part 3)

by Kellie Underhill Part 1 Click Here Part 2 Click Here Late Night Visit in Burnt Church The drive to Burnt Church didn’t take long. Within 10 minutes Rachel found her friend’s house and parked in the driveway. A man with long white hair sat on the porch smoking a pipe. “Joe, this is a… Continue Reading

NaNoWriMo Gears Up In Fredericton

The New Brunswick chapters of National Novel Writing Month are gearing up for an exciting month of activities. NaNoWriMo is a nonprofit literary challenge that encourages aspiring novelists all over the world to write a 50,000-word novel in a month. At midnight on Nov. 1, more than 100,000 writers from over 80 countries – poised… Continue Reading

Your Independence

Pegine’s Motivational Times by Pegine Echevarria I’ve got the power. It is a great day when you realize that you have the power to change your life, your perceptions of the world and your willingness to decide to succeed, no matter what. It is shedding the layer of thoughts, ideas and perceptions that has held… Continue Reading

Bruce Allen Lynch at odd sundays at molly's

Bruce Allen Lynch featured reader at upcoming odd sundays at molly’s, Sun., Oct. 18, 2pm at Molly’s Coffee House, 554 Queen, Fredericton.  Open set and book draw. Fredericton’s longest-running, semi-monthly, poetry-reading series invites you to hear Fredericton playwright, award-winning Bruce Allen Lynch, speaking about his play, The Nicest Place in England. Beautifully written and expertly… Continue Reading