December 17, 2017 -5.7°C


Crying to Our Kind

Posted on October 17, 2017

Madonna Hamel We had big plans for the Daniel's week in Val Marie, most of them revolving around hiking into the hills, watching animals for… Read More »

Travels with my nephew

Posted on October 10, 2017

Madonna Hamel Last week was filled with the kind of magic and wonder that easily over-rides petty assumptions and prejudices that needle their way at… Read More »

From Near Romance to Far Horizon

Posted on October 2, 2017

Madonna Hamel Last week Betty dropped by to ask me if I'd removed the sunflowers from the garden yet. “Robert says he'll come and till… Read More »

The Generosity of Reading

Posted on September 26, 2017

As the cold descends and work hours get cut back and Val Marie returns again to being the hamlet of days before the park and… Read More »

Persistent luminosity

Posted on September 19, 2017

Madonna Hamel It's suddenly Autumn. The brutal heat departed, overnight, with the sun. Only this time, this morning, it seems they parted company for good,… Read More »

Accidental Bounty

Posted on August 29, 2017

Madonna Hamel I admit I am looking forward to the winding down of this hot summer. The urgent need to water the flowers and garden… Read More »

Dear Reverend King

Posted on August 23, 2017

By: Madonna Hamel When John F. Kennedy was shot the reporter Mary McCordy turned to her typewriter and the task at hand, then stopped and… Read More »

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