Scribbles by the Roadside

“Wherever it is spoken by the fireside, or sung by the roadside, or carved upon the lintel, appreciation of the arts that a single mind gives unity and design to, spreads quickly when its hour is come.”

W.B. Yeats, “By the Roadside”

Gerard absorbed in his writing

See Gerard’s Eternal Spring scribble below, from March 2024.

  • Eternal Spring—pg 1


Planting our bur oak—one of the last old-growth species in New Brunswick and currently at risk of extirpation in the province.

See Gerard’s summertime scribbles below. Home for a rest—July 1, 2023



The fiddlehead—a New Brunswick spring classic, May 2023. See Janie’s springtime scribbles below.



An excerpt from Gerard’s journal, written in the Mishnish Pub, Isle of Mull, Scotland—Friday, March 31, 2023