Category Archives: Teenage Memories

I’m Blue Navy Blue, I’m as Blue as I can be…

cause my steady boy said “Ship ahoy” and joined the naa…ya…vee! There seems to be a nautical theme in my life at the moment. Thinking back to one of the first songs that I recall this one is up there … Continue reading

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Allan Gillard- Artist Once Lived in South Brook

Do we even imagine what we will be when we grow up? I’m not sure if our neighbour Allan Gillard did, when he lived in South Brook so many decades ago.   Many people may not even guess at what their … Continue reading

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Looking Out Over The Lake

  Whenever I visit my hometown of Pasadena I make several visits to the sandy beach and look out over this part of Deer Lake remembering my young friend Hiram who got in trouble out on the water and didn’t … Continue reading

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The TCH Ran Through Our Town

I remember crossing the TCH many times in my young life often several times a day going to school and church walking to the post office and mostly it was mere seconds but it stayed in my memory There was … Continue reading

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Who Remembers That First Kiss?

With Valentine’s Day coming up, I thought it would be a great time to talk about that first kiss. Were you 13, 14, or 15 or older? Did you know this person a long time or was it someone you … Continue reading

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Just One Ticket Is All It Takes!

A picture is worth a lot of words… This one’s for you, Brian. I heard it was only one ticket and it cost only 25 cents. Let me know if I’m wrong. Well, so what if it was a dollar! … Continue reading

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The Hippie Influence

Well,we did grow up in the time of Woodstock(1969) and the peace sign. It’s funny now when I see the kids still using the peace sign, posing for photos and drawing it during art classes. We seemed to know what … Continue reading

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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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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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