My grandparents’ house

In 2013, my grandparents’ house is on its last legs. We briefly explored the exterior of the house, and it is not in the state that it was when my grandparents were living. I’ve lived away from home for many years now, so it is still easy for me to conjure up memories of how…

1920 photo of men

Old Morpeth photos

I’ve posted quite a few of the photos for “Photo Wednesday” – I have from around 1920 in Morpeth, Ontario (some are probably quite a bit earlier). The first has a grouping of people, some of whom look familiar, like the lady in the middle of the top row (I think that might be Leta,…

Antique photo of pets

Famous pets of the 1910s

My great great uncle and his wife had a lot of photographs of their pets from the 1900s (these three from 1915-1919). They lived in “The Old House” close to “The Shed”, which was very close to where my childhood house was. The house was still standing when I was a very young child, and…