Tag Archives: summer

Who’s On First? The Walkerville Chicks, that’s who.


It’s kind of fun checking my blog’s stats to see how people find it. Now, before you think I don’t get out much, I have to say in my defence that that is simply not the case. I do get … Continue reading

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A Woman’s Work is Never Done: Walkerville early 1900s


On a warm summer’s day, somewhere in Olde Walkerville, a woman brings a chair outside to shell her peas, or snap her beans, or perhaps take down the wash. Sitting regally, she observes the camera and the person taking her … Continue reading

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Springs, shoots and leaves.


According to the Farmer’s Almanac, southern Ontario is supposed to get a dry, hot summer. (See for yourself: http://www.almanac.com/weather/longrange/region/ca/3#) I say, bring it on! Enough already! Tomorrow is April 6, 2011. There is a nary a green leaf to be … Continue reading

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Walking barefoot, uphill, in a snowstorm.


What? Another freezing rain warning for Windsor and Essex County today? Oh joy! Oh rapture! Hey, It’s March 24… bring it on! Maybe because we’ve had such a miserably cold March, April will treat us a little better. Hmmm, maybe … Continue reading

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Which Way to the Beach?


Ah, those lazy, hazy days of summer. While winter continues to hold us in its evil clutches, I thought I would tease you with this wonderful hand-colored postcard from Tim Baxter’s collection. Judging by the groovy bathing suits, this looks … Continue reading

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