Once, when I was maybe 10 my mom made me eat a raw onion when I asked her for 25 cents to buy the new Hubba Bubba grape. I did it. Another time, my grade two teacher Ms. Ferguson called me to the front of the class and offered me 25 cents if I hiccupped one more time. I didn’t.
Photos: First winter at Walden Cabin in PEI (1995), and in 2007.