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Roots & Folks

For as long as I could remember, the barn at the crossroads in Glenelg, in St. Mary’s River, had been engulfed in bush—and to be truthful, I took its presence...

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The Philosopher Queen

Getting to know Barb Stegemann

Iron Men and All That

Next time you enjoy a plate of fish and chips, give some thought to how it got there
Historian and broadcaster Dan Snow and archeologist Dr. Sarah Parcak at Point Rosee, NL.

Second Viking Settlement

Point Rosee is a beautiful spot for a hike, and a partridgeberry patch, but it seems an unlikely spot for a Norse settlement.

The Importance Of Place

Among the most frequently asked questions by genealogists are the three Ws: “Who? When? Where?” On the face of it these seem to require less explaining than...
Amy and Verena grow between 40 and 50 different types of vegetables, including yellow squash and eight varieties of beets and carrots.

Life on the Land

“AFTER WE MOVED to the Island,” recounts Amy Smith, “an elderly neighbour—he was so sweet—listened to our plans and shook his head sadly.”

The amphibious mink

Related to weasels, these fascinating creatures also can indicate pollution levels