Monthly Archives: December 2012

Jean Cameron Kelly’s New Year 1913/14

The second school teacher in Peace River, Jean Cameron Kelly, detailed her journey to her new home in December of 1913.  On the way, she came across a New Year party complete with dancing, kissing, food and festivity.  The entry … Continue reading

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Someone You May Know on TVO

Have you had some time to watch tv during the holidays?  Maybe you get TVO.  If so, you may recognize frequent guest Jordan Peterson, originally from Fairview. Peterson now lives in Toronto after pursuing his education in Edmonton, Montreal and … Continue reading

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Christmas Wishes From W.D. Albright

The pen of local poet  W.D. Albright reaches us today from way back in 1937: From the plains of the Peace to our friends far and near, We wish merriment, happiness, joy and good cheer; To kin and acquaintance the … Continue reading

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A Christmas Story from the Peace

Today, a brief Christmas tale from H. Somers Somerset’s The Land of the Muskeg, 1895.  May the generosity of the season afflict us all, and may everyone enjoy unexpected boon 😉 At Dunvegan we met another old man of nearly … Continue reading

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A Spirit River Face in Morinville

Here is a nice article from Morinville welcoming a former Spirit Riverian to their community.  Alice Hanson is their new United Church minister. What a nice gesture from Morinville!  That’s the kind of thing that makes you think a town … Continue reading

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