Category Archives: 1920s


Fashioned to adorn flawless skin. Tucked into a corner of my gran’s jewelry box. Oh, if objects could speak, or ghosts return. The secrets that are held in these dainty  porcelain flowers might be known: a gift of love or … Continue reading

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Intriguing Women: Lola Montez

I have found the most interesting woman on my spelunk into the Internet.  She calls herself Lola Montez, but her real name is Eliza Rosanna Gilbert.  She lived almost two hundred years ago: from 1821 to 1861. While many of … Continue reading

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Excerpt from Gran’s journal

Friday November 5th, 1920 This was such a mild day that I rode my byke to the bank ( of Montreal where she worked in Kingston).  I forgot to take my purse with me, but it didn’t matter, as I … Continue reading

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