Monthly Archives: June 2011

Walkerville: Past Tense


I plan to take a photo of what this block looks like now. Stay tuned! To read about shopping in Walkerville in the “olden days” read Al Roach’s charming story (published in The Walkerville Times and archived on walkervilletimes.com), Give … Continue reading

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I Read You Loud and Clear Dad.


The phone calls came about twice a month, almost like clockwork. It would be Dad announcing he had a bag of magazines to bring over. A voracious reader he could plow through probably a good dozen of them a week, … Continue reading

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Captured by Three Little Girls from the 1920s


A few years ago, I bought a couple of old black and white snapshots from Louise, owner of the delightful vintage boutique, Jones & Co., on Wyandotte Street East in Olde Walkerville (Windsor). This particular photo caught my eye because … Continue reading

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Scene on the Streets: Windsor 2011


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Did You Know Jack? A Walkerville Landmark Is No More


I nearly ran the stop sign when I noticed the old red brick building on the northeast corner of Monmouth at Ontario was missing. It had ALWAYS been there!! Where did it go?? In fact the little house and the … Continue reading

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