The Christmas Cat

I was in my teens and Dad started telling me this story: When he was a child as Christmas came near, a cat showed up at their house. They fed the cat and he had a nice Christmas dinner. Shortly after Christmas the cat left. They thought it was trying to find his home or…

Giant Squids

Last week I recieved a box from my cousin, in New Jersey. I was thrilled to find the box full of his old issues of Downhome. It was like Christmas to have so many stories to read. I was born and raised in Cambridge, MA and my father was a Newfoundlander. One day he was…