Monthly Archives: December 2010

Christmas Cards of 1887

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Christmas 1917

2/12/17 Dear Margorie, The Frenchmen all rave about these xmas cards. I received your nice long letter telling me about  your trip to New York. I will write in a few days.  Hope you  and your mother have a pleasant … Continue reading

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At a Crossroads

My love for Hales Cottage is like a passionate love affair:  one week I want to say “enough is enough, I can’t take this anymore- I must let you go.” Then other weeks I think I can’t bear to break … Continue reading

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Entertainment in 1944

I found a newspaper from when my mom’s family lived in Dauphin Manitoba, during the Second War.  The date is August 31, 1944.  By this time the Allies had broken through Normandy.  One year later the world will be ushered … Continue reading

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