Category Archives: North

Gillian’s amazing potato bake — and near disaster in Nova Scotia

Remembering a rollicking night of excess just doing my job as a journalist and TV writer, the story of John and Marge Fairservice’s survival on a rock in the ocean, and a delicious warm-me-up potato dish provided by my daughter-in-law Gillian.

36 hours in beautiful St. Andrews, N.B. – Go for it!

Smiles and good feelings on a weekend jaunt to St. Andrews, N.B. and the Land of “eh.” I have no idea why so many Canadians are such wonderful people, but they are, and I’m glad they’re just a few hours away from us.

Backpack program for hungry kids launches in Knox

Too many school kids in Knox County – and especially Rockland -go hungry over the weekends. We can fix it. Introducing Adopt a Backpack for Knox County, with a goal to feed 200 “food insecure” lower and middle school kids in Rockland over the weekends in the upcoming school year.