"From afternoon chats and much research comes the tenderly written and hugely inspiring Sanctuary: The Story of Naturalist Mary Majka, a biographical jaunt that takes readers on a journey spanning decades, continents, wars and resettlement."
Magazine Writing Samples
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
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
(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
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
~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