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Wordless Wednesday - On The Island

Charles Phipps, husband of Emma Bradt on his farm on Pelee Island.

Wordless Wednesday - Seeing Red at the Leamington Tomato Festival

The Leamington Tomato Festival was on this past weekend and the theme this year was "Everything Red".
It is also H.J. Heinz' 100th Anniversary.

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Wordless Wednesday - Elizabeth Simcoe


Elizabeth Simcoe was the wife of John Graves Simcoe, the first Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada.

Elizabeth was an accomplished artist and, between 1791 and 1796, as she travelled throughout Upper and Lower Canada, produced a large number of sketches and watercolours depicting Canadian scenes. She was also an avid diarist and wrote about many of her experiences.

These diaries and paintings combine to create a vivid portrait of both the raw beauty of the untame…

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Wordless Wednesday - Niagara region, Ontario, Canada

Since yesterday was my anniversary, I decided to post some of my honeymoon pictures from June 2001.


my husband

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Wordless Wednesday - Touring Settler's Village, Bobcaygeon, Ontario, Canada

My husband and I go camping every summer at Emily Provincial Park in Omeemee, Ontario, near Peterborough. One day we decided to tour one of the local towns and see what attractions we could find. We decided to go north 20 km. to Bobcaygeon.
In the town of Bobcaygeon was a pleasant surprise, a Settler's Village right in town. The location was quite unusual, we didn't expect much, but it was worth taking a look.
There was no Admission fee, just a donation when you leave, if you wish to make one. A t…

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Wordless Wednesday

Alexander Taylor, son of Alexandre Taylor and Grace Duncan, circa 1860
2nd great-uncle

Alexander Taylor & Mary Smith Taylor, circa 1860

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