Rondeau picnic Methodist SS 1900s

Old Photo: Rondeau Park Church Picnic

I grew up just a few kilometres from Rondeau Provincial Park, and worked there for a few summers. It is very interesting to see this Sunday School Picnic photo, which is not dated. All of these children must have looked forward to the traditional picnic for weeks. Do you have any fond memories of picnics…

Annie Duck and Hal Rockey

Annie Duck and Hal

A couple of distant relatives playing about a hundred years ago. This isn’t the best photo, but it caught my eye because my children are six and five, and somehow this reminds me of them, just playing outside in the sun. “Annie” appears to have a stuffed gorilla or something on her shoulders, and possibly…

1913 letter

1913 letter from Chicago

Today I have another letter to share from my Great Grandmother’s friend, Alma. This one was very pale and difficult to read, dating back 101 years. 34 So St. Louis Ave. Ave. – Ill. Chicago – 15th June 1913 My dear Mary, I presume you are wondering where I am at – all this long…