Salamanders and Cocktails
While it was well known that Father had been a devoted conservationist all his life—Fish and Game Club, tree planting, fly fisherman—he did not have a clue about the salamandre pourpre—wouldn’t know one if he saw one.
Love in a Time of Covid
Gordy was a towering 19-year-old defenceman with the Junior B Chasseurs, of Farnham. Since high school, his manly good looks…
Charlie and kd
Charlie arrived in Kingston before supper, so he would have time to prepare for his 8 o’clock meeting next morning….
Howard and the Nurses
For all of his fifty-five years, Howard Laporte was known as “The Walker.” At the age of eight months he’d…
It was the worst Christmas Eve ever. The whole family was despondent. Bob, their grandparents’ beautiful big puppy, was gone….
Sandy Martin died last fall at the age of 87. Apart from the last couple of years, he spent his…
Arsene Bergeron, had inherited the Bergeron’s distinctive single eyebrow across the centre of his forehead, thus his nickname HiBrow.” His…
Grey Cup 1962
My Uncle Lloyd, a retired senator, is a die-hard Canadian Football League (CFL) fan. He attended his first Grey Cup…