October 22, 2018

Connor joins the 78th Highlanders

I included an additional section at one point, and in it Connor returned from his role on the Pembroke and rejoined the British Army. This section […]
October 22, 2018

Amelie’s Family

1 . Amelie’s Family   My papa, Charles Belliveau, was sixteen and still living with the Mi’kmaq when he met my maman. Sylvie Fontaine had grown […]
October 23, 2018

Tommy Jr

Tommy Jr kept busy, and he gave us all a snapshot of what it might have been like for a young man to stay home while […]
October 23, 2018

Harry & Linda

  Harry and Linda had waited a long time for a little romance. And romance includes learning about each other secrets, sharing both warm and dark moments, […]
October 23, 2018

Twins at Navy Medical Exam

 Twins at Navy Medical Exam   Harry didn’t know much about twins; he’d never met any other than his own. But he did know that he […]
October 23, 2018

Grandpa Danny

Grandpa Danny     November 1942   “Careful there, young lady.” Little Nellie’s red curls bounced as she glanced back over her shoulder. “Fire, Grampy,” she […]
October 23, 2018

Original Opening

The original opening was Danny taking stock of what was going on around him, what had changed over the past few years. As an author, I […]
February 7, 2019

The Acadian Expulsion

Beginning in 1604, a hardy, hopeful stream of French settlers travelled from France to North America, spreading out to cover what is now Nova Scotia, New […]
February 8, 2019

Canada (and Nova Scotia) in WW1

On August 4, 1914, Great Britain sent an ultimatum to Germany, insisting they withdraw German troops from Belgium, a country whose sovereignty they had long defended. […]