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12th Day of Christmas: My Mountain School Christmas

By Giv'er Miramichi / January 5, 2012 / Comments Off on 12th Day of Christmas: My Mountain School Christmas

My Mountain School Christmas by Kellie Underhill This year my Christmas festivities started early in December when my mother, Pauline, sister, Sherry, and I went to the Kin Centre around the square in Newcastle, Miramichi to attend a special dinner theatre performance. A local theatre troupe, The Heritage Players, were staging their latest production called [Read More…]

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11th Day of Christmas: Christmas Kitty

By Giv'er Miramichi / January 4, 2012 / Comments Off on 11th Day of Christmas: Christmas Kitty

Christmas Kitty By Jacinta “Oh, Daddy, please let me keep the kitty,” cried four year old Jessica Wells. Her father answered firmly, “Pipe down, Jess. You know we can’t afford this kitten.” He drove up to a subdivision entrance and dropped the kitten off, leaving quickly. Trying to get Jess to stop crying, Daddy told [Read More…]

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9th Day of Christmas: A Poem from Christopher Brown

By Giv'er Miramichi / January 2, 2012 / Comments Off on 9th Day of Christmas: A Poem from Christopher Brown

Merry Christmas So many people seem to have forgotten the true meaning of Christmas spirit so eager to spend; to receive and to give they lose sight of what’s important. While gifts and the sort are rather nice and It can be fun to get that special someone the gift that lights their eyes when [Read More…]

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7th Day of Christmas: Angel Robe

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 31, 2011 / Comments Off on 7th Day of Christmas: Angel Robe

Angel Robe By Jacinta “Momma,” yelled five year old Sebrina, as she rushed through the door. “I’m gonna be an angel.” Then she giggled, “I mean an angel, in the Christmas play. Mrs. Kathy chose me. It is the specialist part in the whole play.” “Most special,” corrected her mother, Audrey. “Do you have to [Read More…]

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6th Day of Christmas: I’m Onto Your Tricks, Mr. Grinch!

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 29, 2011 / Comments Off on 6th Day of Christmas: I’m Onto Your Tricks, Mr. Grinch!

I’m Onto Your Tricks, Mr. Grinch! by Judy Bowman For many, many years the Grinch stole my Christmas right out from under my nose. It was insidious, so quiet and sneaky, that only recently with episodes of flashes of silver joy and moments of deep blue peace, did I realize it had been missing. Had [Read More…]

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5th Day of Christmas: Poetry from Annabel Sheila

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 29, 2011 / Comments Off on 5th Day of Christmas: Poetry from Annabel Sheila

Santa Will Soon Be Here There’s a bustle in the toyshop So much work to be done! The elves are busy as little bees Making toys for everyone! Santa in his work clothes Whistling Christmas tunes! Working right beside the elves Christmas will be here soon! There’s dolls and planes and lego blocks Bikes and [Read More…]

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4th Day of Christmas: Let it Snow!

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 27, 2011 / Comments Off on 4th Day of Christmas: Let it Snow!

Let it Snow By Anne Lindert-Wentzell I, admittedly, live a frigid lifestyle. I’m not the best conversationalist. In fact, you won’t hear a murmur out of me. Unless of course we meet, unexpectedly, on a cold winter evening, and you’ve partaken in too much holiday cheer! I’ve been known to be a womanizing, alcohol drinking [Read More…]

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3rd Day of Christmas: My Mr. Claus

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 26, 2011 / Comments Off on 3rd Day of Christmas: My Mr. Claus

My Mr. Claus by Kim Drisdelle As I search through my boxes to gather up Christmas ornaments, I slip back in time. I find myself thinking about the many sacrifices my parents, like many parents, make for their children during this ever so meaningful time of year. Over the years, Santa has become the human [Read More…]

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2nd Day of Christmas: Christmas Tuning

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 25, 2011 / Comments Off on 2nd Day of Christmas: Christmas Tuning

Christmas Tuning By Cindy Rule Last Christmas season, about a week or so before the big day, while my daughter Sorcha was eating dinner and I was washing dishes, we started talking about Christmas songs I’m not a big fan of.  The list is many and my reasons lengthy, but what it boils down to [Read More…]

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Eel Ground Christmas Market

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 5, 2011 / 0 Comments

Spread the word! Come check out our market! Lots of goodies just in time for Christmas! Paintings, arts, crafts, baked goods, and more! This Saturday December 10, 2011, 9am – 3pm. 32 MicMac Road  (AAROM Fisheries Building – Former Lodge on Main Hwy) Giv'er MiramichiGiv’er Miramichi is about “What’s up, what’s new, what’s happening”. We…

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A Mountain School Christmas

By Giv'er Miramichi / November 25, 2011 / Comments Off on A Mountain School Christmas

When my mother was a girl she would walk up the road every weekday morning with her siblings and friends to the old Mountain School, a traditional one-room schoolhouse in Gray Rapids on the Miramichi River in New Brunswick. I’ve grown up listening to stories of how children of all ages and grades learned their [Read More…]

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Holiday Raffle in support of NB Summer Music Festival

By Giv'er Miramichi / November 20, 2011 / Comments Off on Holiday Raffle in support of NB Summer Music Festival

Each year the New Brunswick Summer Music Festival brings the best in classical chamber music to Fredericton, performed by Canada’s most talented artists. To support the Festival, a number of years ago Bruno Bobak generously donated the original and a limited edition of 100 prints of his work, “Blissfield Pool”. We are selling raffle tickets [Read More…]

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