Category Archives: Lighthouse Keeper’s Daughter Stories

A very random group of stories relating to life in New Brunswick from ‘the old days’ to now.

Letter to My Mom for Mother’s Day

Dear Mom, It’s that time of year again – you know what I mean – when I go to the card shop, look around and realize Canada Post does not deliver to Heaven. I have never ceased to be disappointed … Continue reading

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My Birthday Wishlist – A Sister

I was born in New Brunswick in late March, in the late fifties, to a couple of unprepared people. This resulted in parental reassignment for me as a tiny baby. Thankfully, my grandparents were willing and able to accept the … Continue reading

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Groundhog Gale

It was February 1976. Many terrible things had happened in recent months leading up to this time. The reason this story has even come to my mind is because Hurricane Earl is barreling up the Eastern Seaboard preparing to lash … Continue reading

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Life on the Beach

Cape Spencer is on the Bay of Funday, an inlet off the Atlantic Ocean. This is very cold water. When you try to go swimming, you have to stand there and let your legs get numb first. Only an extremely … Continue reading

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Lighthouse Keeper’s Daughter – Surviving Remoteness August 25, 2010

Living in Cape Spencer, New Brunswick during the early 1970’s was an adventure in how to be creative for a young teenager. The remoteness of the little rock one hundred feet above sea level made it impossible to ‘have a … Continue reading

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Background of the Lighthouse Keeper’s Daughter Stories

I love my husband. He is an encourager, supporter and listener. For years he has told me – you need to write this stuff down. The stories are so interesting. What he’s referring to are the stories I have told … Continue reading

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