Standing Into Danger
Friday, May 25, 2018
The Lansdowne Letters: The Pervert and the Sandwich Man
Somehow on that hectic crazy day of June 12, 1961 my mother, my four siblings, our dachshund Gretchen, and I made it on the overnight tr...
Friday, May 18, 2018
The Lansdowne Letters: Backing Up
I ended my last post with a threat of bears in Two Point on Lac Seul, but for this post I need to back up to our departure from Lansdowne...
Friday, May 11, 2018
The Lansdowne Letters: Life Disrupted
In my last post, I shared the letter my mother had written to her mother-in-law on Thursday June 8, 1961. She had spent that eve...
Friday, May 4, 2018
The Lansdowne Letters: Childhood Fun and Adult Responsibilities
Early June 1961 provided a succession of beautiful spring days in Lansdowne House. Our stranding on one of the many islands in Attawapisk...
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