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IN SYNC WITH SELWYN (Chapter 4 of 6)

4 ̶ Through a Glass Darkly After a hiatus of five years, the haze clears, and I can see my way clear to finish this post. Selwyn Dewdney’s memoir suggests the origin of its title, Daylight in the Swamp. In … Continue reading

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CHASING HISTORY (Chapter 5 of 10)

FROM COLONY TO FAMILY The family BBQ on Wednesday night added to our store of knowledge about the family.  The place was overrun with aunts and uncles and cousins, all on our late mother’s side. The family helped us remember … Continue reading

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CHASING HISTORY (Chapter 3 of 10)

ROCKS IN A FIELD = PROVINCIAL PARK Sunday evening, I phoned around till I found someone to open Fort Qu’Appelle museum for us in the morning. Ted met us at 10:00 a.m.  The museum comprises a decrepit log building from … Continue reading

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THE OLD FARM

I remember how the wind scraped the land clean across the stubble and the hills stretched tight to the land and brushed the evergreens and poplars stiff that lingered on the horizons and left the land pure and hard and … Continue reading

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