Monthly Archives: January 2012

The Cat’s Eye Ring

  Someone in Pasadena might remember this story, as I’ve told it several times over the years.  It includes a young man from Corner Brook, a friend of Sheila’s, I believe. Also, it tells of the kindness of a mother. … Continue reading

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Getting Screeched In

I’ve witnessed this ceremony several times at Maxwells Night Club in Pasadena and other times in St.John’s where the leader is wearing a Souwester and holding an ugly stick and a bottle of Black Horse beer during the dinner shows … Continue reading

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Going up to Maxwells tonight?

Maxwells holds a lot of memories for me, more than many other establishments in Pasadena. I guess it’s because I can remember so many special times when I was there with special people. I can recall going to Maxwells one night … Continue reading

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Mrs. Fowler Across The Road

I thought she might be lonely so I went to visit her after school wanting to learn what I could about her life before she came to Pasadena A girl can be influenced by many people especially if she is … Continue reading

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The Ed Sullivan Show

  I watched it more when I was in my late teens, during the one episode a week and everyone gathered around to see who was going to be featured this week It was fun especially if the show included … Continue reading

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Tommy Hunter “Canada’s Country Gentleman”

I remember sitting on a chesterfield waiting for Tommy Hunter and his  country music show The words I am a travelling man following the breeze travelling here and travelling there  gathering memories  will remain with me It was a cozy … Continue reading

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My Darling Mother Made My Favorite Meal

Chicken soup with dumplings When I lived on Midland Row, we didn’t have much but we had the love of a large family and larger extended family. My mother was the glue that held us all together. She came between … Continue reading

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