Spring Weekend

A weekend bracketed by sickness. Scrunched-up tissues littering the house like injured fairies. Sun shining in on us despite the unseasonably cold weather; April is always crueller here in Quebec that in the other places that bear brownish scarred yet newly fertile earth, already awakening. Time that seems full and long and slowly inching by: a mini-series marathon of Pride […]

Thunder Rocks

One of those rare spring days when the temperature rises above expectations and suddenly the sun’s rays not only feel pleasantly warm, but truly hot. We drive for what seems like a unreasonably long time — a short drive for my dad by all other estimations, a fair trip. “Are we here yet?” pipes Charlie. “Yes, […]