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Sarah Gardiner

Sarah Gardiner’s prospects were bright. Although she didn’t marry, she trained to be a schoolmistress. Sadly, her life was tragically interrupted after a bike ride in September 1902.Continue Reading

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Ernie Prosser and The Golden Gloves

My Uncle Ernie was always just Uncle Ernie. A name was all the man shared with the popular children’s character.  I remember him being very tall, and yet very soft and gentle. My mother says that when my father had to work the day I was brought home from theContinue Reading

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World War I: May, 1917, France

I found the photo above in one of my grandmother’s photo albums. I hadn’t removed it—but when I did, what a find. The back had a list of all of the people in the picture and where they were from. I believe the pic dates to May 24th, 1917, onlyContinue Reading

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Dorothy (Griffin) Webb’s 100th Birthday

If she’d lived this long, my grandmother, Dorothy Irene Griffin would have been 100 years old today. I’ve spent the past couple of days going through her old albums and thought I’d share some pics. Gran was born while my grandfather, Arthur Bird Griffin was away at the great warContinue Reading

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