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Fire and Rescue Srvices -- continued.

Continued from last week.

It rained all the next day so we were confined to playing in our garage or in the dining room when Kathleen had finished her house cleaning. 2,163 more words

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Fire and Rescue Services

One of our favourite games was ‘Playing House’. This consisted of gathering dolls, miniature china sets for those lucky enough to have them, doll’s clothing, cradles and blankets and lots of chainies. 2,070 more words

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Do You Remember?

It’s funny how something can bring you all the way back to another time in your life.  Whether it’s a scent, a store, a word, etc, you are immediately brought back in time. 424 more words

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Finn and Haddock --- Ventures into Husbandry (continued)

Continued from last week.

“Goodness me!”  Mother exclaimed. “That’s a huge bag for two small chickens. I only wanted a few pounds to tide them over until we decide finally what we’re going to do. 1,981 more words

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Finn and Haddock ---- Ventures into Husbandry

It was a wet spring afternoon. The wind rattled the windowpanes as the rain came down in great billowing sheets. Most of us were seated around the dining room table, busy completing our homework. 1,356 more words

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Pigs on the Green

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Pat took off like a madman while I searched for the baling twine in the wheelbarrow. I then followed Pat as he sprinted in pursuit of the errant Bess, who at this point had stopped in front of the Library, smelling the roses or was she eating them? 1,857 more words

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Pigs on the Green

Pigs on the Green

During the early nineteen fifties, Ireland was a struggling nation seeking to develop its own identity. Had it not been for the excellent system of education for the masses, run by the religious, I fear the country would have been categorized as a third world country. 1,672 more words

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