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Alabama Nut Job

by L. G. William Chapman, B.A., LL.B. For the better part of the last decade we have been traveling to the United States of America...

St. Mary’s Convent: a John Dunn story

By 1840 Daniel Shipman, known to the hundred or so residents of Shipman's Mills as the "founding father" of the settlement that became Almonte...

Packing

by L. G. William Chapman, B.A., LL.B.  Many, many years ago I saw for the first time a carriage clock.  The discovery was an enterprising...

Breaking the Barrier

by L. G. William Chapman, B.A., LL.B. Though most of us haven't any hesitation about grousing from time to time we're normally less inclined to...

That magic feeling: nothing to do, nowhere to go!

by L. G. William Chapman, B.A., LL.B. No doubt it sounds odd to wax lyrical about the doubtful virtue of having nothing to do, nowhere...

Caribbean Pasta II

  by L. G. William Chapman, B.A., LL.B. I don't believe I've ever been quite so smitten by the discovery of a new dish as I...

Stella at Ninety: a John Dunn story

Stella came to live at our place because of Mother’s accident.  The accident happened in the very week before Christmas.  Mother had set out...

Sunday Valley Drive

by L. G. William Chapman, B.A., LL.B. Everyone's talking about the weather!  It has been fabulous! For the past month we've had an unmitigated run of...

Caveat Emptor

by L. G. William Chapman, B.A., LL.B. In the commercial environment it would not be an exaggeration to trumpet a wariness of youth.  While normally...

Sleepless night

by L. G. William Chapman, B.A., LL.B. There are some things we just don’t talk about.  Not necessarily because the topic is lewd or especially...

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