Not so long ago I found where old club documents and photos end up when I visited a cavernous room inside Grey Roots & Archives in Owen Sound. Records from many Grey County organizations are carefully stored here.
Archivist Karen Noble carried boxes and boxes out into the reading room and three of us delved into [...]
Energized today by a group of warm, friendly women who gather to plan good works while having good fun, I returned tired by happy.
White Cloud IODE chapter is based in Wiarton and my monthly attendance is always dependent on the weather in February. Fortune smiled and roads were good for the half hour drive; avoiding [...]
The Empress of Britain is the most memorable ship I sailed on when crossing the Atlantic in February 1952. Won’t go into detail about the seven-day voyage except to say I spent much of it the cabin.
However, looking at paintings of Great Lakes ships is thoroughly enjoyable, especially when they are dramatic and sometimes mystical [...]
Once in awhile I get the chance to see excellent live theatre; Barrymore, played by Chris Plummer at the Elgin Theatre on a recent Toronto trip with #2 daughter.
The play is set in 1942, last year of John Barrymore’s life. He is rehearsing on a Broadway stage the title role of Shakespeare’s Richard III. A [...]
Gord is a courier licensed to carry passengers on his daily route to Toronto. The ride is sometimes by way of two or three hospitals as his job is to carry blood to waiting labs. His friendly wife, Barbara, operates the home office in nearby Bognor.
Both of them are off next week on first vacation [...]