In memory of a guitar and the cat who loved him
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- The Go-Between by L.P. Hartley2 notes
Her look — jewelry and clothes tasteful, hair just so — is refined, even elegant. But you don’t get to 97 and survive a couple of touch-and-go bouts of cancer without having a little steel in your spine. “I’m a Nova Scotian,” Verna Jeffries said Friday. “And we’re made from pretty strong stuff.”
Today was the 96th anniversary of the Halifax Explosion. I read a book about it when I was a kid and never forgot it - I remember the anniversary every year, even though I live in Ontario and we hear next to nothing about it here.
(Interestingly for me, this survivor now lives about a half hour away from me.)3 notes