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Blog: Reflections

  • A spooky, haunting black and white image of a ghostly doctor pulling on gloves emerging from a fog spattered with large spiky corona viruses. The ghostly figure has all-white eyes.

    The Pandemic Predicament

    Dispatches from Digby by Shawnalynn Cromwell Ontario has jumped from the frying pan into the fire!  The premier is asking the Atlantic Provinces for help.  […]

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    The Slow War

    Dispatches from Digby by Shawnalynn Cromwell “Feeling a little scatterbrained,  mentally exhausted, almost on the verge of tears and in a constant state of […]

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    Broken Angels

    The medical frontlines are being tested daily, not just with COVID-19, but due to an ongoing crisis of systemic racism in the health care system.

  • An eye, golden, is close up reflecting a fist and a cowed child

    The Pandemic and its Pandora’s Box

    The pandemic shone a light on many things, but one issue that has been affected to the extreme is the domestic violence of women and children. The government shut the entire country down due to COVID-19 rearing its ugly head. The country went on lockdown. This action opened Pandora’s Box’s, causing misery and fear for women and children in Canada and around the world.

  • Keys hang in a door lock. The door is open and there is blurred greenery visible through the doorway.

    That Small Town Appeal

    Dispatches from Digby by Shawnalynn Cromwell The province of Nova Scotia is being invaded by “come-from-aways!”  Canadians are flocking to Nova Scotia for that steal […]

  • What the World Needs Now…

    WHAT THE WORLD NEEDS NOW IS A MENTAL HEALTH CARE SYSTEM! By Shawna Cromwell Content warning: Discusses mental health challenges and mentions suicide. There […]