Category Archives: Heritage and History

Of Times Past

I recently asked my boyhood buddy, Nelson, if he had any photos from back when, and it turns out that he did. Advertisements

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Treasures

When the A Team was home for a very busy pre-Christmas weekend, two weeks ago already, one of the chores they set to was investigating the boxes of stuff that they had left behind when they moved west. They went … Continue reading

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Tony, His Shoes, and My Nerves

I put on my black, semi-dressy shoes today, which is unusual for me because I am a running shoe sorta guy. I wasn’t always, but once I developed heel spurs I was advised to go through life with runners on … Continue reading

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Mental Meanderings

Just about everyone who guessed on my grade 3 picture in the previous post (small version to the left) got it right: last row, second from the right. I have never particularly thought that there was a resemblance between Nikki … Continue reading

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Here’s to You Mrs Robinson

Okay, she wasn’t Mrs Robinson but Miss if I recall correctly, and I wasn’t exactly her Dustin Hoffman. But! She did kiss me! She was my grade three teacher, and she was helping my with my hair (I think), so … Continue reading

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My MASTER-ful Daughter

A monumental event occurred yesterday: Aldee (D2) gave her oral defense of her M.A. thesis. I am nigh moved to tears when I ponder this accomplishment by my remarkable daughter. Through hard work and steadfast commitment, she has overcome many … Continue reading

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Speaking of Haircuts

Posting about Zach’s shearing caused me to think back to a period when I indulged in very regular haircuts. In 1966-67, I worked for a year between high school and university. In that year, I developed that habit of visiting … Continue reading

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