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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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Images Of Pasadena

Strolling up and down Midland Row Families picking baskets of strawberries at the u-pick Enjoying shopping at Gifts of Joy and Frenchies Visualizing couples going to mass at Holy Rosary Church Getting through funeral services at the graveyard Seeing neighbours bringing pots of goulash and … Continue reading

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What I Remember About The Train

We seemed to take it for granted when I was growing up The train was passing through each day and we could hear it Sometimes boxcars were left out near the track by the beach But we’d cross the track … Continue reading

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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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I Can Remember When…

Our teacher gave us love hearts each time we practiced  to show us how to take  the communion host into our mouths My brother nearly got his tongue cut off sliding near Holy Rosary School one cold Winter day  An inspector came … Continue reading

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