Category Archives: Lura Somers

My Mother — A Poem

This is a poem in honour of my mom for your Mother’s Day issue. My mother passed away in ’84 but I still have many fond memories of her. She was a school teacher and taught in many rural schools in the Miramichi. MY MOTHER She was quiet, but fun, She enjoyed a good laugh… Continue Reading

The Thrill Of The Catch

by Lura Somers Atlantic Salmon fishing is a big event on the Miramichi. Every year fishermen come from all over North America to fish and enjoy the river. Growing up in the area, I was vaguely aware of this taking place every spring, but it never occurred to me that I too, could become an… Continue Reading