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Revisiting old schoolhouse

The old Preston schoolhouse is located a few miles from the town of Ridgedale in northeast Saskatchewan. Pictured are Betty’s sister, Bernice Peacock and brother, George Darbyshire, who attended the [more…]

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Smell woke dad up

By Anne (Zabalski) Englot – Candiac, Sask. When we were young we had no electricity or running water on our farm. We had an outhouse leading through the garden into [more…]

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First nephew was a ‘love child’

By Lillian Egan – West Vancouver, B.C. My nephew, Alan Buchanan, was delivered on a cold, wintry November night in Saskatchewan by a capable Swiss midwife, Miss Dubraska. My brother [more…]

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Nobody commented on her shoes

By Mary (Grona) Burnett – Kelvington, Sask. I like dancing, so I went to a Wadena Singles Dance once in the wintertime. I took my overshoes off and went to put [more…]