Lepreau Falls Provincial Park, New Brunswick

Misadventure #2: Past meets present I was 19 when I set out driving from Toronto to Nova Scotia. My dad had passed away the previous year, but my mom was still alive and I was going to spend a week with my sister and mother and see friends. My vehicle was a robin-egg-blue 1982 Dodge... Continue Reading →

Pandemic 1918-1920

It was January 2nd, 1919. A seven-year-old boy approached the room where his mother lay in bed glistening with sweat and shivering. "She has been stricken with the Influenza," his father, Dr. Malcolm MacKay, had whispered to him. The word had only recently turned into a common term. Left Euphima MacKay (MacInnis) and husband Dr.... Continue Reading →

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