Every summer, the Dumont family looks forward to the weekend of their regional convention. “This is the highlight of the year for us! We buy a new dress, we meet our friends, some of whom we haven’t seen for a whole year, and we love eating outside in parks inContinue Reading

MAY 24, 2021 – A wonderful Cornwall senior, born in 1916, celebrated her 105th birthday this year on May 6th. Edna Dorey is a lovely lady. When you see her out walking, she is so spry that you would never guess her age. (Photo courtesy of Dorenda Dorey) Edna wasContinue Reading

FEBRUARY 23, 2021 – It seems that people are finding all kinds of other things to do during our restriction times because of the COVID 19 virus. One lady told me she actually washed and set her own hair because of the beauty salons closures. Now she ponders, do IContinue Reading

DECEMBER 23, 2020 – Castle Faggot is a comedic straightforward novella of 85 pages by Derek McCormack with a bonus ten-page afterword by Zac Farley and Dennis Cooper. That last part exists as defense and praise for what I gather is a departure from DM’s normal writing. I admit toContinue Reading

OCTOBER 16, 2020 – Beak Lindsay Seniors Residence had a very energetic and hard working volunteer gardener this past season, Claudette Quesnel. The tenants said that she was out in the early spring preparing the flower beds for planting. The result was beautiful flowers all summer. The residents were veryContinue Reading

The Longue Sault Rapids were a big attraction when I was young but were lost to the new St. Lawrence Seaway in 1959. I remember going to Sheik’s Island, west of Cornwall, for picnics. We could see all the rapids by looking over a fenced cliff area. The rapids swirledContinue Reading

I received a beautiful 2020 calendar from CNIB Guide Dogs. Wonderful photos of the dogs each month. I went on line to read more about this organization. There are three career options for the dogs: Guide Dogs which are partnered with adults with sight loss, Buddy Dogs are partnered withContinue Reading