Tag Archives: nostalgia

Everywhere Around Me, I See…

The Darling Buds of May I love this time of year. The winter’s cold and snow are gone (for good, I hope) and the signs of spring have sprung. Especially precious is the growth of buds on the trees, a … Continue reading

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Parody: The Band that Wasn’t and then Was

The Rutles I’ll bet you’re wondering why I should be writing about this nonexistent group. Well, it’s simple, I was looking for some photos of the Beatles concert at Maple Leaf Gardens on August 17, 1966, and came across this … Continue reading

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Modern Art: What’s It Worth?

Heartbeat: House Rules (Season 12, Episode 22) This show, as always, is full of nostalgia for the 60’s. And, once in a while, it raises questions about cultural issues. The comedy part of this week’s show (being shown on TVO … Continue reading

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Strawberry Beatles Forever

Yesterday Imagine a world without Coca-Cola, Harry Potter, cigarettes and the Beatles. That’s the premise of this movie. But, if you were the only person who could remember their songs, wouldn’t you want to share them with the world? Post … Continue reading

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Telling It Like It Was: 70’s Sitcoms

  Live! All in the Family & The Jeffersons Last night’s live event on ABC was a project from Jimmy Kimmel which was inspired by live musicals. Two episodes from these TV shows were performed word-for-word from the original scripts. … Continue reading

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A Trip Down Cherry Tree Lane

Mary Poppins Returns It took more than half a century to continue the story 25 years later. That’s the magic of Disney: even the math doesn’t add up. I chose the title as my way of paying homage to Cockney … Continue reading

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Barrie North Yearbook 1969

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Now and Then: Hillside United Church

Now called Pioneer Memorial United Church.

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Now and Then: Windermere United Church Steps

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Now and Then: New Lowell U C Manse

 

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