Not a ghost Storry

Seeking my family’s stories When I walked into the hotel/gas station/bar/restaurant/liquor store in Rabbit Lake, Saskatchewan, I was not expecting to hear that my great-grandfather was haunting it. I had just told the woman working in the establishment that I needed gas and she, recognizing I was a stranger, had asked me why I was in her tiny community.   “I …

#Netherlands75

This year marks the 75th anniversary of the Liberation of the Netherlands and V-E Day. The Government of Canada was supposed to be sending an official delegation that included Second World War veteran and Calgary Highlander George A. Morasch to the Netherlands. Unfortunately, because of COVID-19, the commemorative ceremonies planned this week have been postponed. I wrote about George A. …

Rocky Mountain Romance: A memoir

I’ve been working on the memoir of Ed and Dorothy Carleton, commissioned by their three sons, Mike, Terry and Brian, for almost two years. On Saturday, the book, Ed and Dorothy: Rocky Mountain Romance, was launched in Banff. Now everyone can read the story of the couple considered “Banff Royalty.”  The book is a testament to three sons’ love for their …