“Fiddling Day” Two Step

27 May
If you were anywhere near the Senate Courtyard on Parliament Hill a few Saturday’s ago, you might have heard the first-ever performance of Canada’s Fiddling Day Two Step. Penned by Dunvegan’s Kelli Trottier, the tune (subtitled “Fiddle Bill”) was created ... Read more »

The meaning of “community”

20 May
This coming Sabbath at our Kenyon Presbyterian Church in Dunvegan is “Community Sunday.” According to the church’s web site, next Sunday, May 24th is when members of the stone church north of the crossroads celebrate the sacrament of communion. And ... Read more »

Ham… with a side of history

13 May
Just for fun, I plugged “history of ham suppers” into Google to see what would come up. And, lo and behold, there amongst the links to ham suppers in support of historical societies from across eastern Canada, there was a ... Read more »

It’s all downstream from here

6 May
The month of May reminds me of a set of rapids. Not the insane Raisin River Race variety. More like the unexpected rocky rushes my friend and I encountered on last week’s canoe trip down a small section of the ... Read more »