A quick note for any and all who are interested: I will be speaking about topics related to history in the Brooks area on October 5 at the Brooks Public Library. I will also be airing my latest project, Above and Beyond, a short documentary about Bassano’s flying doctor, Alexander G. Scott, for all in […]
The Lund Home
“Here on these prairie plains I stay, Wanting nevermore to stray, The winter days will come once more, And north winds whistle ’round the door. For always in my heart I sing The song of a wondrous prairie spring, And the melody to me so dear, Is only this – My home is here.” – […]
Above and Beyond: The living legacy of Dr. Alexander G. Scott
Can you imagine a small-town doctor with an airplane, visiting patients all around southern Alberta 100 years ago? For almost 40 years, Bassano’s Dr. Alexander Gladstone Scott worked around the clock, tending to the well-being of the surrounding frontier communities. With patients spread across many miles, he took to the roads, and then to the […]
“And God Created Manyberries”
“You’d like Manyberries if you ever came to visit. You might even fall in love with the place and decide to spend the rest of your life here. Nobody would ever address you as stranger because there are no strangers allowed in Manyberries. That is to say that people here are so friendly they see […]
Prairie Gold. Skiff, Alta.