Category Archives: Teenage Memories

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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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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The Ice Cream of Our Youth

  I was just having a scoop of vanilla ice cream and it tasted so good that it reminded me of those rare ice cream cones we had as children, at Hi Way Diner or South Brook Park.  There wasn’t … Continue reading

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Toutons and Molasses

If you ever go to the Classic Cafe(8a.m.-10p.m.) in St. John’s you will find it on their menu It is considered a traditional Newfoundland dish something you may not find in any other part of Canada In my childhood home it … Continue reading

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