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Magazine Writing Samples
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
I remember my first trek into Walton Glen gorge and falls along the Bay of Fundy coast, partway between Alma and St. Martins. In particular, I recall the magical sense of wonder and adventure as I navigated inland from the … Continue reading
The pavement curves on ahead as I travel Route 915 from Riverside-Albert toward Alma. It’s a quiet, scenic highway with narrow shoulders, the kind that begs me to slow down and enjoy the scenery. Not a road for people in … Continue reading
Of Moose and Magnificence: Mount Carleton Provincial Park © 2009 Deborah Carr “If it’s moose you’re wanting to see, you’d best head up to Bathurst Lake in the early evening.” Dale is one of those local characters you are … Continue reading
(excerpted from Moncton Times & Transcript, September 14, 2001, original article 3000 words, with sidebar information) © Deborah Carr The west coastline rises dramatically and abruptly from the point where frothing blue-green waters of the Bay of Fundy rise and … Continue reading
I am now a marathoner. I have a T-shirt, a medal the size of a WWF trophy belt buckle and four black toenails – the runner’s trademark – to prove it. This is the tangible evidence. The intangible is what … Continue reading