How Poetic

Connected Together

By Kelli Smith (Submitted by her parents Fred & Thelma Kirtzinger of Creston, B.C.) Two little babies, born only miles apart. Connected together right from the start. Two families were [continue…]


Memories of being a farm kid

By Helena Chamberlain – Saskatoon, Sask. I grew up on a farm close to Hepburn, Sask., north of Saskatoon. Dad travelled with a team of horses. We got rides sometimes [continue…]


Goofing off with grenades

By H. Les Herrington – Claresholm, Alta. After basic training on the parade square in Camp Borden, Ont., in June-July 1951, our training platoon went on advance weapon training out on [continue…]


Dad taught us all to dance

By Millie (Carlson) Bruce – Matheson Island, Man. I can’t help but think that people in the 1930s to the 1960s must have been mostly happy to find humour in such [continue…]


Country school memories

By Phyllis (Miller) Townsend – Preeceville, Sask. Our teacher at Patridge Hill School, Mrs. Jolly, was a great lady who, with her three little girls, lived the week in the girl’s [continue…]


Threshing Day – 1912

Threshing crew on Oct. 15, 1912 at the E.A. Coon farm, west of Carnduff in the southeast corner of Saskatchewan. The equipment was owned by Joe Buker. E.A. Coon is [continue…]