Profiles

Tongue & Cheek

Every time I travel to Newfoundland’s Gros Morne National Park, I visit the Broom Point Fishing Exhibit, a family cabin and fish store restored to the way the buildings were in the 1960s when the Mudge family lived there each … Continue reading

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Light Fantastic

In 2010, Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) declared more than 970 Canadian lighthouses surplus. At the same time, the Parks Canada Heritage Lighthouse Protection Act came into effect, simplifying the process for groups to acquire—and assume responsibility for preserving—lighthouses in … Continue reading

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Lighting the Shadows

(excerpted from Homemakers Magazine, Feb/Mar 2007 – Full article 1600 words) copyright Deborah Carr   On a snow-capped mountaintop in the Rockies, four sisters stood together, yet each alone with her thoughts.  One reached out.  A cloud of grey ash … Continue reading

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Slice of Life

It’s hotly debated whether the best part is the smell or the taste. But for baker Lorenzo Richard, fresh-baked bread is about family, tradition and culture. By noon, the loaves are lined in rows like kernels of Indian corn. The … Continue reading

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The Light with an Image to Keep

~Profile of Dennison Tate of Cape Enrage Adventures ~ published in Atlantic Co-operator, May 2005. © copyright Deborah Carr Dennison Tate faces into the wind as he gazes over the turbulent Bay of Fundy, one hand gently resting on the … Continue reading

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A Tour of a Lifetime

Silhouetted against windows overlooking La Dune de Bouctouche, “The Woodchuck” hunches over his workbench. Close at hand are his tools – chisels and mallets made by his brother – and over his shoulder, a charcoal likeness of Jesus. Above the … Continue reading

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