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Ontario 6: Cottam, Essex, and Windsor

Ontario 6: Cottam, Essex, and Windsor My connection to the area reaches back to the war of 1812 when John Clark, my ancestor fought the Americans. I have a little story about that to add. For his service there and … Continue reading

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Ontario 5 Guelph and Elmira

Ontario 5: Guelph, Elmira Guelph: My year at MacDonald Institute was one of my mountaintop years. (MacDonald Institute has given way to progress and is no longer an entity on the University of Guelph campus.) As we approached the city, … Continue reading

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Ontario 4: From Lucan to Holstein to Aurora

Ontario 4: From Lucan, to Holstein, Innisfil, and  Aurora After two long days on the road without my navigator, he was ready to travel east with me to touch base with another former classmate from Guelph who came west with … Continue reading

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Ontario 3: St. Mary’s

Ontario 3: St Mary’s As a young girl on the farm I held our rural veterinarian in high esteem. It seemed to me he worked miracles. This memory connected me to St. Mary’s and thus a reading in their library. … Continue reading

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Ontario 2: Lucan

Ontario 2: Lucan, Ontario has it’s own controversial historical family, the Donnelly’s. Much research has been done and yet the perspective on what really happened still depends on the story teller. I first met the family through a play written … Continue reading

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Travels in Ontario 1

How truly blessed I am! My husband Art and I have just returned from a rather ambitious 17 day, 2500 kilometer tour in Ontario. We combined a family gathering with visits to longtime friends, and ‘readings’ for my book, For … Continue reading

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