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    Did tea leaves predict her future?

    By Ina Schoonover – Ridgedale, Sask. We had our baby in mid-April 1955, and a few weeks later we visited our friends, Geraldine and Russell. After supper the men retired to the living room. As [more...]
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    Remarkable horse was ‘a real gentleman’

    By Hilda Szabo – Saskatoon, Sask. I had a very intelligent horse called ‘Chester,’ a purebred Arabian. His registered name was Par el Sadat. Chester thought he was invincible and also thought he was human. When [more...]
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    Eager driver learns valuable lessons

    By Ruth Dubuc – Kelowna, B.C. I remember a day when dad and Harold went into town with the car, but as it happened the car’s brakes weren’t working. On the way home dad decided [more...]
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    Dozing chap woke up going where?!

    By John Moyles – Regina, Sask. Air travel in the ‘50s was much different than it is today. The aircraft were smaller, passenger numbers were less, and there was still a feeling of adventure and novelty [more...]
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    Teacher saved her from embarrassment

    By Celine (Marginet) Lebeau – Holland, Man. I started school in Holland in south-central Manitoba, travelling by bus. I recall leaving one day for the noon break to visit a friend just across the street [more...]
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    To grandma’s house they went

    By Helen Atkinson – Leduc, Alta. As little children, my sister and I sat low in the backseat of the car on our way to our grandma’s farm – our heads just high enough to [more...]
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    Catalogue home material was flawless

    By Doney Scultz – Plunkett, Sask. My grandparents, Walter and Paulene Schultz, built a T. Eaton home northeast of Kuroki, Sask. in 1928. My dad, Ernie, who now is 98 and living in a care [more...]
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    Water hauled from over a mile away

    By Edward Shulver – Pleasantdale, Sask. The winter of 1946-47 was one of the worst for snow. In the fall of 1946 I was married and my wife and I moved to our newly built 18 [more...]
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    Belted out tune with dad

    By Jean Bloomquist – St. Walburg, Sask. My dad and I did a lot of things together and one beautiful day we were way up north in no man’s land looking for hay sloughs to cut [more...]

Precious Memories

Sketched Memories

Words of wisdom

  • A smile costs nothing, but gives much. It takes but a moment, but the memory of it usually lasts forever. None are so rich that can get along without it, And none are so poor, [more...]

Songs of Yesteryear

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Born in bumper crop year

By Gordon Taylor – Stavely, Alta. It was late in the afternoon of Aug. 11, 1928. My mother had just come in from the field after stooking oat sheaves all [more…]

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Tasty treats served up by (left) Maxine Smith, Lana Curry Philp, and Carol Brossart of Swift Current, suit every holiday and occasion!  

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Peaches & Cream French Toast

From C. Thorburn – Shellbrook, Sask. 3 eggs, beaten 3⁄4 cup half-and-half cream 1⁄3 cup peach jam 6 slices french bread, 1-1⁄4-inch thick 3 tbsp peach jam or peach pie [more…]

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Tuna Burgers

Margaret Springett – Moose Jaw, Sask. 1 can flaked tuna 1 cup dry bread crumbs 1 egg 1⁄2 cup chopped celery 1⁄4 cup chopped onion 1⁄2 cup low-calorie salad dressing [more…]

The Lighter Side

  • Two guys are riding in a car, arguing about how to pronounce the name of the city they are in. One said “Louieville”, the other “Lewisville.” They came upon a fast-food restaurant, went inside and said to the cashier, “Tell me the name of the [more...]

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