Category Archives: Childhood Memories

Hi Way Diner Memories

I found these among my many papers. My mother had worked at Hi Way Diner and she loved it. She liked cooking and baking, and collecting recipes was a passion she had. She could never be too busy to write … Continue reading

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No Tooth Fairy Back Then!

  One vivid memory I have is my father tying a piece of string around my tooth, and then attaching it to a doorknob. The door was slammed and out popped my tooth! I’m not really sure if it was … Continue reading

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What Makes You Happy?

Some people would answer “That Sunday drive!” It was certainly something that made me happy as a child, and even to this day! How many of you remember going on Sunday drives as children and now as adults? It seems … Continue reading

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Aunt Lean With The Twinkle In Her Eye

Growing up in Pasadena, I looked around for role models, really without knowing I was even doing that! My Aunt Betty, Aunt Carmel, and  Aunt Kathleen, my mom’s three sisters, were always so positive and encouraging that I didn’t have to … Continue reading

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My “Sweet” Sister Carol Ann

 Carol Ann has always been one of the leaders in our family, leading mostly by example. She has raised three wonderful children: Candace, Corey and CJ(Claude Joseph). She is married to the love of her life Claude and most of … Continue reading

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The Whiffin Family

My grandfather Andrew Whiffin and his wife Elizabeth Slaney were two of the first settlers in what was once called Midland.My grandfather arrived on July 17, 1936, according to the Midland Diary. They were one of the group of twenty-five families … Continue reading

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Anyone Interested In Putting Together A CHY Book?

I’ve over 25 people writing or in the process of writing stories for a Come Home Year book in St.Shotts, so I thought I would throw the gauntlet out to folks in Pasadena. If you are a resident of Pasadena, … Continue reading

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