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Thanksgiving in Canada

The Second Monday of October Canadian Thanksgiving is a harvest festival. By the beginning of October, most of the summer crops have been gathered up and put by for the winter. The weather turns colder and everyone anticipates the coming … Continue reading

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The Moment I Realized…

Adults Don’t See the Same Things Children Do In the mid-50’s we had a 1951 Chevy. These days I’m not sure which model it was (it looked like the picture above), but we had it from 1955-1960. Then something went … Continue reading

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Three Mile Lake, 1960

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Fifty-Five Years Ago, This Month

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Miller Family Reunion – 11 Years On

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Our Gang – October 14, 1978

Toronto, Ontario, Canada In 1978, we lived in St. Catharines, Ontario. On a whim, we went to Toronto and stayed at the King Edward Hotel for the weekend. We went to a play: The Incredible Murder of Cardinal Tosca – … Continue reading

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My Mother (Redux)

I travelled to Montreal last week to view a collection of “Billy” Stewart memorabilia in the Concordia University Vanier Library. One of the files was labelled “E.V. Stewart Photographs [1940s]”. My hope was that there might be a photo of … Continue reading

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