Marie-Beth Wright

The heart of home


Home. The word conjures up vivid images and, oftentimes, conflicting emotions. We may be anxious to leave home or long to return. It might be a particular house, neighbourhood or town. It could evoke memories of boisterous family gatherings or of a quiet, cosy place to find peace and solitude. Home means different things to different people while still being a concept that resonates in some way with everyone.

Marie-Beth Wright reads from Grace Sparkes: Blazing a Trail to Independence in Grand Bank


Marie-Beth Wright will be reading from Grace Sparkes: Blazing a Trail to Independence on Tuesday, July 28, at 2:30 pm at the George C. Harris House Grounds, Grand Bank, as part of the Grand Bank Heritage Society Garden Party during Grand Bank Come Home Year 2015. Everyone welcome! Grace Margaret Patten Sparkes (1908–2003) was born in Grand Bank, the youngest of ten children born to Elizabeth…