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Legends of Myself 104

August 7, 2016


 Continued from Legends of Myself 103 104.  Vancouver, 1962: Jimmy Crack Corn in Little Italy Our flight from Schou School brought us to the Commercial Drive neighbourhood, now known as The Drive, but then known as Little Italy.  Our first residence in that neighbourhood was on 2nd Avenue.  The Drive itself was just up the […]

Legends of Myself 103

August 6, 2016


Continued from Legends of Myself 102 103.  Burnaby, 1961. Magic Pencils and Snowball Fights. Although they dominate, not all the memories I have of Schou School are of the schoolyard.  I remember our teacher bringing his old Edison phonograph into the classroom, and I got my first look at an Edison cylinder, a technology obsolete before […]