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Author of Wildwood holds a special place in her heart for the Peace River area, inspired setting for book
Just over two years have passed since the publication and release of the novel Wildwood. Inspired by the natural beauty of the Peace River area, the author of Wildwood, Elinor Florence, felt compelled to capture the captivating beauty of the area and used it as the setting for her novel.
Weekly Ponderings: People brought character and culture to Peace River Part 37
We leave David Thompson, who we and Charlotte accompanied across Canada in his surveying, map-making, and boundary pursuits. As you will recall, he died in 1857, age 86, destitute. Wife, Charlotte, age 72, mother of their 13 children, followed three months later. They were buried in the family plot of daughter Eliza’s husband, Dalhousie Landall, in Mount Royal Cemetery, Montréal. Although, initially in an unmarked grave, their site was, in 1927, recognized with a white Grecian-like column upon which was a brass sextant – later removed “for safe keeping”.
Weekly Ponderings: People brought character and culture to Peace River - Part 36
Thompson’s sight, compromised in his youth by the loss in his right eye, completely failed him by 1851, when he lost the sight of the left one. Although not a welcome situation, his complete blindness and years of misfortune did not diminish his belief in the ultimate goodness of Providence. Nor did it diminish the solace he found in wife Charlotte’s support and “unfailing care”.
Jason Kenney is following the politics more than the science on new COVID restrictions
“To prevent rural areas with small populations from being unfairly impacted, municipalities with fewer than 250 active cases” will be excluded from the harsh return-to-lockdown rules announced by Premier Jason Kenney and chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw on Apr. 29.