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Matrimonial Squares on a Saturday Night

Posted on March 21, 2017

By Madonna Hamel To anyone outside of the Prairies, the title might read like a reference to a conservative married couple's weekend, but around here… Read More »

We are many birds now

Posted on March 21, 2017

By Madonna Hamel In my 20s I had a friend who described the love between a man and a woman as two wings of one… Read More »

The Call of the Donkey

Posted on March 7, 2017

By Madonna Hamel I fell asleep last night, and woke this morning, to the donkey braying in the field behind the Nativity of the BVM.… Read More »

Be Back In A Few Days

Posted on February 28, 2017

By Madonna Hamel I was in Humpty's the other night, enjoying one of my two-for-one steaks and absorbed in Jacob Fehr's "Prairie Tails and Gopher… Read More »

The Wild Side

Posted on February 21, 2017

By Madonna Hamel The idea of the earth as a living creature is not new. It just keeps coming back round again, especially when the… Read More »

Do They Sell Cigarettes in Prairie Dog Town?

Posted on February 14, 2017

By Madonna Hamel That's just one of the questions you get asked in Val Marie when the tourists start arriving in the summer. It wasn't… Read More »

Silently Falling Truth

Posted on February 9, 2017

By Madonna Hamel “If you love the truth, seek silence.” That’s what St. Isaac of Syria said. He was one of many hermits, ascetics and… Read More »

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