Letters from Normal School: May 8, 1940

23 McKenzie Ave., May 8, 1940 Dear Folks, — It seems to me to be longer than three days since you were here but I guess it isn’t. You said Sunday night that you didn’t think any forsythias would be out yet in London. The first thing I noticed on Monday morning on my way…

1937 – visit to Windsor

Well this visit didn’t sound very exciting to me – sounds like Great Aunt spent a lot of time around the house, listening to baseball games. But she seemed to be looking for a relaxing visit with relatives. The highlight was going to the movies. I looked up “Thin Ice” – so interesting to be…

1936 letter

1936 letter from great grandma

  It is clear in this letter how close my Great grandmother and my great aunt were. They enjoyed baseball and shared every detail of their happenings when they were apart. They lived together until Great grandmother’s death in the 1970s. Postmarked Ridgetown Ont. Aug 18 1936 Addressed to Miss Helene Duck 1017 Ouellette Ave.…