Neglected Beauty

Normally, by this time of the year I have spent HOURS in my garden beds. Weeding. Mulching. Trimming. They have become us much a part of spring as getting the deck furniture out, having the first drink on it and the first bonfire of the season. This year, between horrible spring weather and a heavier…

The Beauty in Persistence

Folk artist Maud Lewis likely never imagined from her tiny house in Marshalltown, NS, that her life would be depicted in a film. Lewis was born in 1903 in South Ohio, NS, not far from Yarmouth. She married her husband, Everett, in 1938 and the two lived without electricity or running water in a modest,…