1931 Composition Book

How I spent Labour Day

This is one of my favourite pieces from my genealogy collection – my grandfather’s composition book. I’ve shared this particular essay numerous times in the past, but this is the first time on this blog. Near the end of the book I found something written in May 1932, so it must have been fall 1931…

1908 postcard Labour Day, Canada, Homestead Life

Starting Out to the Day’s Toil

  After a much needed break from routine, I’m back with a postcard that seemed fitting for Labour Day weekend – “Starting Out to the Day’s Toil” I actually love this time of the year. I get very motivated and ambitious in all aspects of my life: cooking with wonderful fall harvest ingredients, making plans…