By Fadila Chater
I pull into the driveway and see two white-haired cherubs dressed in pajamas playing in the tall grass.
“Hi!” one sings to me.
“Hello there,” I respond.
Her hair shimmers like a million silk strands on a sunlit loom. A tall man in a wicker hat appears behind them.
“Hey, how’s it going,” he says.
“Good! How are you? I hope I’m okay to park here,” I say.
He nods his head yes. I look for the keys to lock my doors, but he tells me there’s really no need.
Sean MacDonald and his little girls, Clara, 6 and Lily, 4, lead me to their backyard. I’m taken aback by the beauty and serenity of what I see; tall, luscious grass that rolls down a hill overlooking the expansive Nova Scotian countryside. I turn my head to see a brood of hens behind a chicken wire fence. We sit at the picnic table … Read the rest