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52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History #10 Disasters ~ Hurricane Hazel

Week 10: Disasters. Did you experience any natural disasters in your lifetime? Tell us about them. If not, then discuss these events that happened to parents, grandparents or others in your family. I haven’t really been through any disasters, not in the way I would describe disasters anyway.  Living in Canada I’ve been through many snow […]

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52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History #2 ~ Winter Memories

Week 2: Winter.  What was winter like where and when you grew up? Describe not only the climate, but how the season influenced your activities, food choices, etc.I grew up in Ontario, Canada we lived in an area often called the snow belt.  The weather here can change quickly.  One moment the sky’s are Crystal clear and a few minutes […]

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Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories #21 ~ Christmas Music

Question # 21:What songs did your family listen to during Christmas? Did you ever go caroling? Did you have a favorite song?When I was little I can remember playing the Chipmunks Christmas record over and over again.  Others that were played often were Elvis Blue Christmas and one of my Grandma’s favorites Conway Twitty’s Christmas.A favorite […]

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Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories #19 ~ Christmas Shopping

I’m a little behind in posting this week!  Question #19 was:How did your family handle Christmas Shopping? Did anyone finish early or did anyone start on Christmas Eve?My earliest memories of Christmas shopping were always with the Sears Wish Book.  It would arrive some time in late October I think and everyone would enjoy looking […]

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Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories #16 ~ Christmas At School

I have a few memories of Christmas time in school when I was little.  I can remember our Christmas parties.  They would normally be held on the last day before Christmas break.  Often we would get to watch a movie and  have snacks that must have been provided by teachers or parents.I do remember most of December was […]

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Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories #15 ~ Holiday Happenings

There are a few Christmas time birthdays in my family, mine being one of them!  Some people dislike having a birthday near Christmas because your special day often gets combined with the Christmas holiday.  Sometimes as a child I felt that way, but most of the time I loved having a Christmas season birthday!  I […]

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