Back in August we purchased nine 6 week old chicks from Manor Farm in Ilminster. The guy there said he could sex them and that he could sell us just pullets, but if any turned out to be cockerels he would swap them for us. 444 more words
This is two weeks after the actual 50th Anniversary of President J F Kennedy’s assassination in Dallas on November 22nd 1963. But not to late to ask: where were we when we heard the news of the event and his death? 507 more words
We all know our pioneering, farming ancestors were hardworking. I found this page of the Farm Account Book interesting, because it gave me a window into what type of work was taking place 101 years ago in early winter: corn husking.
Writing Grace was a surprising voyage through the twentieth century – an opportunity to learn more about my mother’s life and Ontario’s history too. Since the book’s publication, I’ve had many occasions to share Grace’s stories with others. 139 more words