Give and Take

“Remember this?” Becky broke the silence, holding up a photo. She had been sitting on the end of the couch, a box from the closet on her lap. I nodded, “Hubert's cottage. We rented it for the summer. Your mother and her friend Doris came along.” “Lois, not Doris,” she said. “Right, they stayed a…

The Camp

The Camp was located on a small parcel of land on the Ostrea Lake Road in Musquodoboit Harbour, a half hour’s drive from Dartmouth. It was owned by the parents of my closest friend and was their weekend cottage. From the time the first of us had a vehicle it become a regular summertime retreat. The…