Monthly Archives: July 2012

Imponderable priorities while life ticks away

Next week is my birthday. I will be 53. Fifty-three years ago, this woman–Marion Kathleen–let some doctor slice her open and pluck me out. As the story goes, seven weeks before her due date something critical happened and the professionals … Continue reading

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Austin Hunt, Reeve of Billings Township

This is Austin Hunt.¬†Austin sells Hawberry jam on Manitoulin Island. That’s what the sign says on the wall of his store, and so we stopped in Kagawong to buy some. Up the three steps and into his shop I’m immediately … Continue reading

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