Love is in the Air

Love is in the Air

Love is in the Air The Hespeler Post Office was a busy place on Monday mornings; and this day in late February of 1973 was no different. The first mail truck had arrived around 5am and the work floor was humming, a “beehive” of activity. In the letter carrier section,...
Winston Hall Construction

Winston Hall Construction

Winston Hall Construction Here again is the magic of Frank Johnston from Dominion Woollens & Worsteds. The first photo appeared in the DDW News in April 1944. The company was proud of this new Women’s Wartime Residence. It hadn’t even been named...
Love is in the Air

The Nut Harvest

The Nut Harvest It was fall 2011 and once again I stood, rake in hand, staring at the huge and onerous job awaiting me. Before me completely carpeting our lawn, at least ankle deep, were large green orbs the size of tangerines. A storm system, accompanied by high...
Love is in the Air

Feline Follies: How to Train a Cat

Feline Follies: How to Train a Cat It was the late 1970s and the summer had been hot; not unlike the July weather this year. As an outside worker, sweltering through the hottest part of each day, I looked forward with great anticipation to joining friends at days end...
Love is in the Air

Canada’s First World Heavyweight Boxing Champion

Canada’s First World Heavyweight Boxing Champion Noah Brusso was born on June 17, 1881 on the outskirts of Hanover, Ontario. Raised in a small log cabin on a farm, he was the twelfth of Fredrick and Sofia Brusso’s thirteen children. The Methodist family was of German...

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