Tag Archives: memories from childhood

Replacing the Hot Stove

With Social Media While reading through some Facebook comments this morning (I won’t bore you with the details as it was a post about Brett Kavanaugh), I suddenly flashed back to a childhood memory, which involved the old pot-bellied stove … Continue reading

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I was a Young Caddy

Lacking in Experience I decided to get a job when I was nine years old. As we were living in Windermere, in Muskoka, at the time, I became a caddy at the Windermere Golf & Country Club. But there was … Continue reading

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Hwy 11 – Memory of a Pit Stop

When I was young, the only route from Muskoka to Toronto that we traveled regularly was The King’s Highway 11. In those days, it went through downtown Barrie. (Actually, it still does, but it’s not the main route anymore: Highway … Continue reading

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Now and Then: Dunsford United Church

October 2006 Date unknown, although not much has changed in my view. The tree seems larger.

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Now and Then: Windermere, Muskoka

Aerial view in present day 1960s Fife House 1930s

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Now and Then: Windermere House

In summer In winter with my sister Anne in 2010 1950s 1930s postcard

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Years Ending in “5”

The Wonder Years I know that time is just a human construct to aid our understanding of why everything doesn’t happen all at once. And this is especially true when looking back on the momentous events of one’s own life. … Continue reading

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