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Fire-Flowers

Fire-Flowers

And only to the heart that knows of grief,
Of desolating fire, of human pain,
There comes some purifying sweet belief,
Some fellow-feeling beautiful, if brief.
And life revives, and blossoms once again.

A Message For You: 1947

A Message For You: 1947

CHAPTER 18 Vital Thebeau   1947   My brother Camille and I worked in the woods all winter. We had bought a horse at the end of March; we went to get it in St. Paul on a Saturday morning. It was about 60 miles from home. We had a 1936 Chevrolet car, we had to take the...

A Message For You

A Message For You

By Vital Thebeau CHAPTER 15 My mother and father were very smart; they didn't have a lot of education. They could write English or French (not a whole lot). They could do whatever they needed because they had to order their materials they needed for the shop and the...

Babies and Sleighs

Babies and Sleighs

CHAPTER 12 1943 That winter we had a lot of snow! If you had to talk to someone you would have to walk over to their house because there was no telephone. A neighbour of ours, her name was Alma Robichaud, was having a baby and she was having problems, my mother was a...