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My First Ever Booksigning!

Last Thursday was a big day in the life of me, I had my first ever book signing.  It took place from 10am-4pm at Reason Coffee Shop and Bookstore in Watford High Street which is just 5 miles from where I live. 783 more words

Thankful is a way of life

On a field trip recently, since I simply rode in the bus, I took in the autumn sights: the rolling hills with red and golden trees, the clear blue of the sky, the scattered clouds. 84 more words

Laura Hile

Thoughts on Thanksgiving

Long before our 16th president, Abraham Lincoln, proclaimed and designated Thanksgiving an official national holiday in the 19th century, the founders of our country held similar celebrations about this time of year. 663 more words

Lest We Forget

The Hell Ships of World War ll

You may remember that on Remembrance Day, I shared photos of family members who had fought and died in the second world war. I decided to do some research and found out that my mom’s brother Fred went down on the ‘Lisbon Maru’, one of the Japanese ‘Hell Ships’ which transported prisoners of war to be used as slave labour. 170 more words

Roy's Writing

He’s back.

For the past 10 months, my mini quilt celebrating the war service of my paternal grandfather has been touring Australia and New Zealand as part of an exhibition called Lest We Forget. 558 more words

65th Canadian Motor Torpedo Boat & 56th Motor Gun Boat Flotillas, and Commander Thomas G. Fuller

The following article was submitted by Heather Dickson (Maitland) and was originally posted in Canadian Coastal Forces Trust. “I found this article about my dad, Doug Maitland and his lifelong friends, Tom and Corny, during WWII.” 371 more words