Carmen Thompson, on “The Quiet Man, my father, a Gunner in the Navy…and a quiet deeper than the sea.”
Honoring Our Veterans On Veteran’s Day
What happens when the good chemistry of romantic love turns to toxic waste?
1. In the 1960s and 1970s, Canadian Quakers housed and supported a large number of conscientious objectors in Canada. It allowed people like my dad to live, and eventually settle, here when he came up from California during the Vietnam War. It later meant that I briefly had a place to stay in Vancouver when…