Elk Island National Park, Alberta

October 2006. Misadventure #3 The longest night ever I remember slowly driving over a cattle grate across the road. It struck me as being an odd item - What is that for? Further in I found the administration building but it was closed for the season. Just an honour box, where you flip the lid... 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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