Niagara Gazette


October 5, 2013

LETTERS FROM THE ISLAND: Four slices of Island life


Niagara Gazette —

“You can’t eat all those,” Doug told her. “Your hair will get even curlier!”

“It sure is curly,” Dad responded, as she buried her head in his shoulder.

“And her sister’s even curlier,” added a lad about 6, holding Dad’s hand.

About a week earlier, Polly had almost been knocked over by two rambunctious lads in a Mainland ice cream line, and when Doug blurted out, “Whoa,” he was about challenged to a fight by a father telling him, in no uncertain terms, that their conduct was none of his business.

The little comedy at Mickey D’s restored his soul. It’s not often he comes out of that place with a smile on his face.

So come visit. Ain’t got no cigarettes ...




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