A Home for Christmas

A Home for Christmas

Wendell’s Memories It’s always tough to be away from family during the Christmas holidays, especially when it’s your first year apart from them. Many young American soldiers found themselves in this position when they were building the Alaska Highway in 1942. Only a...
The Old School

The Old School

Though present scenes are pleasant scenes And present friends are true There’s a common human failing And I know I have it too Perhaps it’s not a failing But a sign of age no doubt For I remember good times And the painful ones leave out I recall the one roomed...
To Edith, With Love

To Edith, With Love

This poem is based on true events in the lives of Edith Cage (later Callison) and her brother, Jim Cage. It was written for Edith after she moved to Rose Prairie by local poet Vernice McIvor. ’Twas the week before Christmas and down on the farm Money was scarce – no...
Christmas Poetry of the Peace Country

Christmas Poetry of the Peace Country

Christmas on the Peace When it’s Christmas on the Peace, with its Northern Lights agleam, Nature’s wonders never cease; here life seems a glorious dream. Here I hope to live and die, where the stars like diamonds shine, And the Chinooks softly sigh, round this little...
Christmas at 8 Mile

Christmas at 8 Mile

The year was 1932 (A very cold winter). I was a little girl attending school in Fort St. John. As my parents lived at 8 Mile Creek (8 miles south of the Peace River) it was necessary for me to be away from home to obtain my education. I lived with the Sisters of...

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