old legal documents

Family history research: old documents

Today I pulled out the stack of old legal documents in my collection and started sorting them by date. I’ve been hoping to find time to look at these for the past year and a half. Simply handling these documents–some from the mid 1800s–gives me chills. What a sense of history! It’s interesting to research…

1939 letter

November 1, 1939 – Halloween party

Postmarked London, Ont. Nov 1, 1939. 10 PM Mrs. Clarence Duck, Morpeth Ontario 23 McKenzie Ave., Wed. Nov. 1, 1939. Dear Folks, – Seven o’clock and all’s well. I’m alone to-night Mr. & Mrs. Howard have gone to a turkey dinner at Calvary United Church to-night. There has been one at 3 churches, Monday, Tuesday…

antique negative

Visit to the Farm

This post was originally published on my art journal blog, delightfilledart.wordpress.com, on September 29, 2013 Six weeks have passed since we returned from our visit “home” to the farm where I was raised. I can’t believe how much time has elapsed and that I am only now able to begin to process the experience and…