“The past is a source of knowledge, and the future is a source of hope.
Love of the past implies faith in the future.”
– Stephen Ambrose, American historian and author
“Where are we going?”
“I want to show you something,” I replied, pulling the car off the pavement and onto a narrow, dirt road. It had rained recently and we immediately hear the spattering of mud in the wheel wells. Fortunately, we only had to travel the road for a couple kilometres before reaching our destination. I pulled into the approach to a hayfield and turned off the key.
“I want to show you the one-room school house where your grandmother taught.”
My son looked around and shrugged. I stepped out of the car and motioned for...
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