Mrs. Hume, Midwife

Mrs. Hume, Midwife

Mrs. Hume, Midwife A Recollection by Eldon Hay, Sackville NB Mrs. Hume was the midwife at my birth, at home, in 1931; she’d been there for older brother Keith, and would be for younger sister Kathleen. She lived in Marvelville. When the time came, Mrs. Hume was...
The Wooden Top

The Wooden Top

I hold it in my hand, and give it a spin or two. It came into being through a joint effort. My grandmother used the thread that emptied the wooden bobbin. And from it, my grandfather whittled the tiny homemade top. This, I remember. Waiting, while he opened his pocket...