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…

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…