O come all ye…

2 Dec
The first part of today’s column is directed to those folks who are NOT regulars at the annual Dunvegan Recreation Christmas fundraising concert for the Alexandria Food Bank. Perhaps you attended for a couple years, but you’ve only got so ... Read more »

Saltire Sunday is here

25 Nov
Each year in the weeks leading up to the Glengarry Highland Games, Maxville, Dunvegan and environs are festooned with the distinctive flag of Scotland. You know the one… an X-shaped white cross on a blue field. For me, the flag ... Read more »

Old old-house census

18 Nov
Late last week, Glengarry Pioneer Museum curator, Jennifer Black, and her assistant, Christin Senn, alerted me to a fascinating donation that had just come in from Vivian Franklin. As I understand it, Vivian and her sister Eileen were going through ... Read more »

Thanks, Dad

11 Nov
In the years preceding his death at age 83, I would call my father on Remembrance Day to thank him for the sacrifices he and his comrades made for our freedom. When I was growing up in the 1950s and ... Read more »