Here they were, just inside the department store door:?wicker trays of candied fruit wrapped in cellophane. A smile lit up my face as I carefully placed the nicest looking one in my cart.
Christmas was special when I was a boy growing up in New Brunswick. We always set up our crèche, or navity scene, in the same spot under the Christmas tree. We attended mass on Christmas Eve, and went home to open gifts. But one of the best...Read more
It would be interesting to track generator sales in relation to major storms and power blackouts. With climatologists predicting more frequent extreme weather events, some people might be tempted to purchase a generator in the wake of a hurricane or a blizzard. But hold on. Before...Read more
Mariners in these parts used to call it the ‘trawling moon,’ astronomy guru Garry Dymond once told me while talking shop under the dome of the Memorial University Marine Institute’s planetarium.
For as long as I could remember, the barn at the crossroads in Glenelg, in St. Mary’s River, had been engulfed in bush—and to be truthful, I took its presence for granted,” says Meghann Jack, who grew up in nearby East River St. Mary’s, NS. A...Read more