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Paid for own bike

By Anada Holtz – Leduc, Alta. I was 12 years old and yearned for a bike of my own. For two years, I’d listened for my name on the radio every month when [more…]

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Bear swats cub into the air

By Les Plomp – Dryden, Ont. My family and I moved from Moosehorn, Man. to Ear Falls, Ont. in 1967 where I was employed as mechanical supervisor in a large [more…]

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Tails could net them a fortune!

By Marina Antonenko – Saskatoon, Sask. When spring arrives, so do pussy willows, crocuses, crows, and gophers. As preschoolers, we were always active – not much escaped our attention! We heard [more…]

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Mom rode on motorcycle

By Chuck Morden– McCreary, Man. My amazing mother was born in Germany, came to Canada at the age of 12, learned to read and write English without going to school, married, [more…]

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Mom taught sewing to girls’ club

By Dorathea (Riecken) Little – Regina, Sask. In 1938 the extension department at the University of Saskatchewan was offering a program called ‘home craft’ for teenage girls and a bit [more…]

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Lifelong love of music

By Paul Harach – Hafford, Sask. I turned 93 in Nov., 2013 and there is rarely a day when I’ve not had a tune in my head, a musical instrument to [more…]