Thanksgiving postcard vintage

Thanksgiving Greetings

This postcard is also unsent and undated, so it may have been from 1916 also like the one I shared yesterday. It was sent to Leta Duck’s sister Hattie. Addressed to: Miss Harriet Cogdale 525 Newport St. East Detroit, Michigan cfo. H.Addeman Wish Hattie Thanksgiving Greeting – Well when are you coming down. Am getting…

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…

1965 postcard Jasper Banff hightway

Parks Day tribute: 1965 Jasper Banff Highway postcard

Today is Parks Day, so I thought I’d share a postcard from the Jasper Banff Highway from 1965. My great aunt really looked forward to her roadtrips with a few girlfriends, and in 1965 they took “the west” by storm. Like most tourists, they were on a quest to see some wildlife, but no luck…

boathouse postcard 1924

1924 postcard from Muskoka

This 1924 postcard was sent to my Great grandmother from her nephew, Tom Kimmerly – a cousin to my grandfather, Donald Duck. The families were very close, and often visited and wrote to each other. I grew up in Ontario too, and we visited the Muskoka region. The place I went to summer camp, near…

antique Sir Wilfred Laurier postcard

Postcard of Sir Wilfred Laurier

Happy Canada Day! I thought this postcard would be an appropriate one to share today: Canadians will recognize this face from our five dollar bill: Wilfred Laurier. At first glance, this postcard is similar to the kind of flyer we might receive today from a political candidate. However it appears that it was signed by…