Gram from Trois-Rivières

Quebec City is probably an interesting place. But if you mosey along the north bank of the St Lawrence Seaway, going west about 80 miles, you come to Trois-Rivières. We’ll stop there, even though another 80 or so miles would get you to Montreal, a place with some international renown. Yes, we’ll stop there, because she was born (this time) in Trois-Rivières. French Canadian parents (this time), and a big family, too, about 11 children and some miscarriages. Roman Catholics (this time) and I don’t really have to explain that they lived in poverty, do I? She was perhaps a…

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