Monthly Archives: December 2011

My First Teacher- Miss Dorothy Hinks

I will never forget my first grade teacher Miss Dorothy Hinks or Dot as she is known to many of us. She was a real beautiful teacher and a lovely looking woman.  She was a stong person and she dressed her body … Continue reading

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I Miss My Childhood Home At Christmas

Betty, Pauline, Rose in back row(l-r), Albert, Helen, Theresa in middle row(l-r), Tom, Carolann, Andy in front row(l-r) [Photo taken by Joan Marie Finlay]

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The A-Frame On The Beach

After I left Pasadena I dreamed of some day owning a house or cabin in the area.  I got the opportunity in the mid 80s to do just that. I bought an A-Frame dwelling built by my good friends Alvin … Continue reading

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25 Reasons To Visit Pasadena During Come Home Year 2012

 1. You get to spend some time on the beach soaking up the rays. Don’t forget to use sunscreen! If you have children they can build castles and also try to  bury you in the sand. 2. You can wear … Continue reading

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Pasadena Beach

Who can remember the two beauties who walked along the street on their way to the beach in their tiny bikinis and caused the drivers to slow down to have a peek before passing the train track? Who still craves the … Continue reading

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My Brother Andy

He got me to drive his dirt bike one time and I skidded right down into the mud He took two of my sons trouting in the summer and they came back like drowned rats He ate a full bun … Continue reading

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Mrs. Mitchell, Get that light out of my eyes!

Mitchells’ Theatre, Pasadena, NL: Credit to Annie Dawe-Kendall  for the photo You wouldn’t dare say that to Mrs. Mitchell when she ran the only movie theatre in Pasadena many years ago.  That really ages me when I say it like … Continue reading

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