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    My wonderful daughter

    Angie was an incredibly beautiful baby who grew up to be an incredibly beautiful woman. She is kind and caring, industrious and health-conscious. Here are some pictures of Angie through the years–she just keeps getting more beautiful by the day.…

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    My wonderful son

    Neil was adorable as a baby and cute as a button when he was a little kid. I didn’t know he would be even better looking as he grew up—these pictures are proof! More than that, he grew up to…

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    Gloria and Bob in new snowsuits

    For Christmas 1958, my brother and I each got a new snowsuit. Mine was red and made swishing sounds when I walked. I don’t think Bob wore a snowsuit; he preferred a jacket with snow pants. Money was very tight,…

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    We’re having a heat wave

    Today is June 18, 2024 and we’re having a heat wave, a real tropical heat wave. Factoring in the humidity, the temperature will climb to 45 this afternoon. It’s too hot to walk on the pavement, so no walk for…

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    Me, Neil and the horses

    My lifelong dream has been to sit on a horse—maybe even ride one a little. So, here I am at the age of almost 76, and Neil is making it happen for me. He searched the Ottawa Valley and finally,…

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    Some thoughts about me…

    My father told me I couldn’t go to university because I was just going to get married and have children. My (first) husband told me I’d never be anything without him. My divorce lawyer told me I would never again…

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    Angie’s 39th Birthday

    As always, we had a family birthday party at our house. I could hardly believe that my little girl was 39 years old–but the pictures don’t lie! The whole family was there… Austin, Angie and Lindsay Jenn, Neil and Ashleigh…

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    Pop and his computers

    Pop was a pioneer in the area of computers. Not only did he build his first computer from a big box of electronic this-and-thats, but he also programmed it in Dos, C++, and Fortran. Nan never had to wonder where…

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    When I was slim

    There is not much to say about this photo; it speaks for itself. In the old days, I could eat whatever I wanted, as much as I wanted, and never gain an ounce. Wow, has my metabolic rate ever changed!!

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    Neil and Fluffy

    Neil loved Fluffy, no doubt about that! Fluffy joined our family around 1980. We bought him at a local pet shop, but I’m pretty sure he was a puppy mill dog. We didn’t know about puppy mills at the time,…